While not one of the largest castles you will find in Japan, it is acknowledged as having the oldest existing donjon, built ... More
While not one of the largest castles you will find in Japan, it is acknowledged as having the oldest existing donjon, built more that 450 years ago. It has also been designated a National Treasure. Erected on a small hill overlooking the Kiso River, it offers a panoramic view of Nobi Plain with Mt. Kiso Ontake and Mt. Ena visible in the distance. Unlike many other castles, Nagoya Castle included, which have been either restored or completely rebuilt, this is one place where you can see some of the real Japan of yore.
Unlike most of the other castles in Nagoya this one still got the wood thing going on. Everything about it is very authentic. You feel like you're in a huge tree house. I highly recommend visiting this castle!
This isnt a museam like osaka castle or nagoya castle, its a castle in its formal glory and how an original castle should be. If you are interested in seeing a beautiful castle this is a must. There is also quite a few other attractions to see in inuyama as well, like the meiji mura (village), and monkey world as well, as well as a couple of shinto shrines and a beautiful buddish temple
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The sprawling park surrounding Osaka Castle actually sees far more visitors than the actual castle itself. It is easy to
understand why, given its beauty, especially during certain seasons. To the east, there is a grove of about 1,200 ...