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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 travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Ueda holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Uedajo Castle and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Quite impressive castle. More prepared by tamori, good stone carefully observes and regret.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Was built by Sanada Masayuki Ueda-the first is known as the second siege on over 2 times the Tokugawa army, repulsed an impregnable Castle. I was able to Ueda Castle South Tower and North Tower and East gable yashina feel the contours of the former Castle Sanada stone, moats and earthworks as well as.
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  • August 11, 2017
    Great views, like watch TV shows again. Exhibition of the pictures of the battle tower in paying the admission fee of tour videos with primary and secondary Tokugawa, armour, Castle model. The back of the Castle? The parking was free at.
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From contemporary business hotels to traditional Japanese lodgings, the spectrum of accommodations on offer in Ueda is broad. For an authentic Japanese experience, consider a stay in one of the many classical Edo-period ryokans. If you're looking for something without the frills, explore the area surrounding the central station, where numerous modern high-rise hotels provide convenient access to Ueda's attractions and commercial district.
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