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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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  • 11-autumn is beautiful at best. That was the scene of the drama, was packed with tourists. Volunteer guide, was very informative description.
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  • This is my 3rd visit. It was the fall foliage season, for the first time in a very nice and beautiful scenery. His first visit was Sanada-Maru boom a lot of people. I believe as the castle's historic stone walls as well as very nice, normal attractions.
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  • Thought worthy, said Sanada. Is not as Sanada Castle in this worthy measure. There is no Castle or Castle, but admirable stone wall and the Tower's castle remains and the feel the weight of history. Ueda teahouse is also a saga of the year (in 2016) stage which, for a limited period of time, Shinshu Ueda Sanada marudai River drama Hall and eat various foods, Taiga boom was crowded of people everywhere.
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