Uwajima Castle, Uwajima

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Hike the ancient stairway to Uwajima Castle, a fortified structure well known as one of only 12 in the country to retain its original wooden keep. This modest hilltop castle affords elevated views over the bay and the township, stretching to the verdant hills that surround. Within the three-tiered keep, you can inspect swords and armor, alongside portraits of the feudal lords who owned them. Though the hike to the castle takes only 10-15 minutes, the steep and uneven trail may not be suitable for those with mobility difficulties. To visit Uwajima Castle and other attractions in Uwajima, use our Uwajima online tour itinerary planner .
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  • City think the Masamune is Uwajima is a small town and Edo period wise ruler, and is still in existence, you want to visit at least once if you're a history buff, I think. "Crying out love, in the center of the world" is not in the location of the stage. From the Castle, overlooking the Uwajima Bay.
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  • Castle Tower is on the 3rd floor and high views of Uwajima city is not. You can use the hard root of the stair trail from the parking lot are two in five minutes going to the Castle. The Castle overlooks the harbor.
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  • Think I have two directions to the Castle from the municipal parking lot under, but climbing is a detour down a gentle Hill. On the stairs, I felt the breath.
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  • The hike up is spectacular. There isn’t much to see inside if the castle but it’s still worthwhile to go in
  • The smallest of the original castles it is still worth a visit. Its remote location and small size also make it a much more personal experience than the giant castles in the other parts of Japan. It really reminded me of visiting the castle behind my relatives house in Germany.
  • Original castle donjon with great views of the surrounding area. It's a climb to the top and if you approach from the wrong direction, you might have trouble finding the bottom of the path (but if you're coming from the train station, you're okay!). The castle is small and has three stories. Admission is 200 yen for adults and 100 yen for children. There is not much to see in the castle, but it is worth the cheap admission price for the additional city and harbour views. Don't forget to get a picture of the castle with a mountain background in mid-day. Best time to view is in cherry blossom season.
  • A small original castle. The walk up and views are more interesting than the inside of the castle.
  • Sweet little castle with nice views on the city and the port.
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