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Uwajima Castle, Uwajima

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Castle Historic Site
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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  • Located on a small Hill Gang, del Carmen in front of the mountain pay car park parking lot. On the need to walk a little Stadium, Wheelchair Club Med has difficulties. Days to keep itself is probably not that rich history, that's something to see.
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  • Parked the car in the parking lot and climb stone steps 50 closer and it will be pretty tight. On a Hill made up the castle's Tower. Not chained fences, watchtowers, a castle just because, somehow, seems helpless. After peeling out of the Uwajima region 見mawasemasu.
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  • Yu and the other, Yi Yu is the last station of the Trains, and don't be afraid to do over the head. Yu and the island is the small town of motionless Ningbo felt something, Woo and other absolute Yes is a must visit view point. It is now put 12 days keep Castle in Japan, one of the is also one of Shikoku's four individual. Slow down, and in days and can keep a picnic is not wrong choose of liquid. Building Council can keep walking to the sky, its ancient 階.
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  • 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.
  • A small original castle. The walk up and views are more interesting than the inside of the castle.
  • 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.
  • Sweet little castle with nice views on the city and the port.
  • Really not too much to see...

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