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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. Work out when and for how long to visit Uwajima Castle and other Uwajima attractions using our handy Uwajima tourist route planner.
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  • In Shikoku’s south west, and furthest south I’ve been in Japan so far, is Uwajima Castle, containing one of 12 of the nation’s original castle keeps. The Tenshukaku (donjon) of Uwajimajō dates to 1666...  more »
  • Borrow a bicycle from Uwajima station, went from Uwajima Castle. 100 yen per hour was very good. Uwajima Castle for a second time, where last time I usually walk with effects such as landslides had blocked went we climb the stone stairs to the tower. Sun shines, what happened to be the stone steps that grows Moss is very slippery. There were Tower prior to the warm hospitality of the tea. Enter your tower by paying 200 yen. Angle of the wooden stairs are steep. When you get off the railing but was especially scary.
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  • That had become a territory when the temple was built from 0/1596 (1596) of up to 6 years (1601) tōdō Takatora, mostly facing the sea, you take advantage of it, is poised for a basic Castle by the Club 0/1615 (1615), date Masamune's eldest son, Hideo, is restored, stone walls and Castle. Went up the stairs go on foot from the train station in Uwajima, from the Kori-Mr. tranditional and dense wooded. Uwajima Castle is a small but neat appearance, was redolent of Edo period the highest construction technology inside.
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