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Gifu Castle / Inabayama Castle

18 Tenshukaku, Kinkazan, Gifu, Gifu Prefecture
+81 58-263-4853
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Don't visit on a raining day

As it was raining, we could hardly see the whole exterior of the castle and certainly no view at... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Singapore, Singapore

I really enjoy visiting the castles of Japan. I enjoyed my trip up to Gifujo also, but not really... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
San Antonio, Texas
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18 Tenshukaku, Kinkazan, Gifu, Gifu Prefecture
+81 58-263-4853
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

As it was raining, we could hardly see the whole exterior of the castle and certainly no view at all. (I think even on a clear day, one also cannot get a good view of the whole castle as it was built at the top...More

Thank VickyYL
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I really enjoy visiting the castles of Japan. I enjoyed my trip up to Gifujo also, but not really because of the castle itself. Inside they have a fantastic, although small, display of arms, armor and items found from the original. The view at the...More

1  Thank ElleKitty13
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Must see if you visit Gifu, historical and amazing oldest highest Castle in Japan, catch the cable car up and back, amazing fir all

Thank Eagle E
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We were visiting friends who lived in Gifu yet had never been to the Gifu Castle. To get to the castle we came to a buy park and lined up for a very vertical tram ride to the top of the hill and then walked...More

Thank margaret t
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Historically significant castle punched high on a hill. Great view of the surrounding area. Fernicular services the castle and great view.

Thank Yesheyozhik
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This castle is located at the top of the mountain and you can go either by hiking for 1hr or by cable car for 2 min. This castle played a important role in Japanese history and written in many history books during the samurai war...More

Thank Hiro H
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

I don't imagine that I would have visited this place if I wasn't in town for work. It is a nice place to visit if you are in Gifu though. I took the ropeway which does up and down every half hour. It was a...More

Thank Crystal P
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Worth a visit when in Nagoya/Gifu. The park at the base is lovely, and the view from the castle is great! Probably the best view from all the (8) castle I had visited so far.

Thank CHTeo
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely hike up the hill to Aida Nobunaga's charming castle's. You'll enjoy great views of Gifu from the summit.

Thank RKPurdie
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Gifu castle is a beautiful castle to see from below and also it offers great view of the city and Nagara River.you can surely feel as you are the ruler of this area.BUilding of the castle itself is normal and probably below expectation of foreign...More

1  Thank GAIDA2014
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13 May 2017|
Response from Crystal P | Reviewed this property |
I think I paid around 1000 Yen for an adult round trip ticket on the cable car October 2016.