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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  • October 3, 2017
    Castle, built fortification expert, tōdō Takatora. Once he was facing the sea. Cut has a shape of an irregular Pentagon. Then restored the castle is designated.
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  • September 27, 2017
     Castle square with song and dance shows and street events, and was crowded with many people. Castle is located in town, but quite climbs up in. You'd better watch out that mistake when I get especially because more than one way.
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  • September 15, 2017
    Virtuoso tōdō Takatora of the construction of Japan's castles. Sea Castle used to be the half facing the sea was now reclaimed and became a castle in the town. Building is one of the 12 castles extant, but now remains is the tower was rebuilt during the date Mr. Fuji high Tiger era, not. It is a combat type matchlock guns used in the castle in the upper window was on the top floor.
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  • July 15, 2016
    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.
  • October 29, 2016
    A small original castle. The walk up and views are more interesting than the inside of the castle.
  • November 17, 2015
    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.
  • August 17, 2016
    Sweet little castle with nice views on the city and the port.
  • June 28, 2016
    Really not too much to see...

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