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Uedajo Castle, Ueda

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Head up to Uedajo Castle, a historic fort known for its impressively designed defenses.

Built in the second half of the 16th century as the home of the Sanada clan, the castle twice repelled attacks from the Tokugawa clan before the century was out. The second time around, only 2,500 warriors reportedly defended the stronghold against a force of 38,000. Admire the citadel's clever architectural design, with its deep moat and imposing stone base. While not much of the castle still stands, the site's history and surrounding scenery makes it well worth the visit. For Uedajo Castle and beyond, use our Ueda trip itinerary builder website to get the most from your Ueda vacation.
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  • Climb the hill from the parking lot. I'm thankful that parking was free but it was a hot day moat remains cool. Of them praying at the shrine was a different rate. Drama review was completed
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