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Takamatsu Castle

Takamatsu Station, Takamatsu 760-0031, Kagawa Prefecture
+81 87-851-1521
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So so.. not much to see

The castle used to be the symbol of Takamatsu but now stands in the shadow of the tall buildings... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mathias M
via mobile
skip the castle, wander the gardens

We had seen the castle, just by the port, from the window of our hotel room. Frankly, that was the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stephenbkk20156
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Okayama Prefecture, Japan
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Takamatsu Station, Takamatsu 760-0031, Kagawa Prefecture
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"large fish"
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"interesting ruins"
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"boat ride"
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"stone lanterns"
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"beautiful garden"
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"japanese garden"
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"moat"
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"port"
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"osaka"
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"features"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The castle used to be the symbol of Takamatsu but now stands in the shadow of the tall buildings nearby. Inside there is a nice pine tree garden, some large buildings which can't be entered and a small historical exhibit. All in all not much...More

Thank Mathias M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had seen the castle, just by the port, from the window of our hotel room. Frankly, that was the best part of the castle itself. We paid a small entrance fee and scarmbled the ruins, but there was nothing exciting there, not even better...More

Thank Stephenbkk20156
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was excited to see the castle thinking it was like some of the of the others I have seen so far like the Himeji Castle, or Kumamoto Castle. The Takamatsu one is however ruins of what used to be a castle. Very little is left...More

Thank Vialey L
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

This castle is in the heart of the city and is quite impressive. The view from the top is lovely. A classic photo opportunity is a picture of the Kotoden Railway train with the castle in the background.

Thank Robert D
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

The park surrounding the castle is very nice. Architecturally, it looks like a typical Japanese castle, but I do like visiting the different castles, reading their different histories and what finer details set them apart from the rest.

Thank Asperger_Singapore
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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

The ruins of the castle walls are charming and most interesting because of the sea water moat which is very picturesque. The garden was particularly beautiful, not large, but lovely. It was very quiet when we visited and very peaceful. Some gorgeous buildings and the...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

OK it is only the ruined stone bases and moats of what was once a huge castle area by the sea. Even so it is worth the modest entry fee (free for seniors) and the garden is well presented.

Thank cbglos
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

We visited in June when it was free in the evening. The garden and the castle were lighted up and it looked absolutely beautiful!

1  Thank Lraep
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Takamatsu castle is nice and historically place to visit during you are Takamatsu city which is close to main city , interested things buy some fish food and play with fish need 100 yen to buy fish food , enjoy your time in this beautiful...More

Thank Big Sky Treks A
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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

An easy walk and a great viewing point. Walking around inside the park many beautiful garden and some old japanese house are to be seen. Also the canal areas there are a boat ride in a japanese style available as well. The admission fee is...More

Thank Peacesince1985
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