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Wakayama Castle

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A beautiful Japanese Garden in this castle

After almost 50 years I visit this castle but this time I did not climb as I did not have enough... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Singapore, Singapore
Historical site

The castle is a museum in itself, with relics such as swords, armors and calligraphy. Around the... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
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3 Ichibancho, Wakayama 640-8146, Wakayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

Visited Wakayama for a couple of days with the sole intention of travelling on the very retro Wakayama Electric Railway and visiting Wakayama Castle. Having checked the delightful Wakayama Dentetsu off my list earlier in the day, it was late afternoon before I set-off from...More

Thank Peter320318
Reviewed 3 August 2018

The castle is one of the popular spots to view cherry blossoms (sakura) in spring time. The castle itself is beautiful and of typical style in ancient Japan. It has been well preserved showing history of the country. A walk in the park of the...More

Thank Patrick T
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

First checking out wakayama historical center on the southside, near Daiwa Roynet hotel, I got combination ticket for both museum and castle. The building of historical center comprises 3floors:1st tourist information center and souvenir shop,2nd museum- right room: history of castle itself and wakayamacity and...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

After almost 50 years I visit this castle but this time I did not climb as I did not have enough time but I enjoyed walking round Nishinomaru garden, a beautiful traditional Japanese garden. Unfortunately azaria season is already over therefore I did not find...More

Thank Jap-in-Singapore
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

The castle is a museum in itself, with relics such as swords, armors and calligraphy. Around the castle is a park which is a nice walk to the other attractions nearby.

Thank MissVxxx
Reviewed 14 June 2018

The day I went was neither weekend nor National holiday, so very few local and tourists. It allowed me to enjoy fully the walk around and taking pictures. More importantly was to blend in the with scenery and the atmosphere. The cool breeze up in...More

2  Thank MW827HKG
Reviewed 13 June 2018

One of the highlights of Wakayama City. Not a lot of tourists so you can take all the time in the world to visit this castle. Advise visiting during Sakura season.

Thank Mohamed K
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We bought the Bus-Tram Day Pass and took bus to here, walking more than 20 mins a bit tough under 28 deg.. haha. The Castle is open to the public as a symbol of the city and as a historical site.[ The main entrance gate...More

1  Thank Camper803123
Reviewed 1 May 2018

The garden on the grounds of the castle was very nice. Unfortunately, we went just after the cherry blossom season so we missed what must have been a beautiful scenery.

Thank KingWhale
Reviewed 1 May 2018

During my trip to Osaka, we took the JR to Wakayama to visit the gorgeous Wakayama castle, It was a sight to behold. There were not as many tourists as there were at the Himeji castle but Wakayama is beautiful in its own right. It...More

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Response from MonMonK20 | Reviewed this property |
Hi ATLC2015, One of the things we discussed a lot on when travelling with a group or family would be whether the service or bnb apartments make better monetary sense. We came to the conclusion quickly that if there's going... More