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Address: 65-2 Inuyama Kitakoken, Inuyama 484-0082, Aichi Prefecture
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Inuyama Castle was initially constructed in 1537. It is one of only twelve original castles left in Japan (i.e. castles that have survived intact the natural... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Inuyama Castle was initially constructed in 1537. It is one of only twelve original castles left in Japan (i.e. castles that have survived intact the natural disasters and wars since the end of the feudal age in 1867). Inuyama Castle is also one of only five castles whose main keeps have been designated as national treasures. The other four are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a well-preserved small wooden castle atop of a hill looking down the Kiso River. A conserved feature are the steep stairs, which visitors can scale up four stories to get to the top level and be rewarded with panoramic views over the castle grounds and Kiso River.

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Lisbon District, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Located near to Nagoya, this castle is often claimed as the oldest castle in Japan. Built in 1440 before the Edo period, is still the original building, the same doesn't happen with several other famous castles in Japan. Also, this castle is considered a national treasure of Japan. With all this, of course, this castle worth a visit, is a... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Pondering if we should pay 550 per person to visit the castle, built in 15th century. The main gate was built in modern days up the hill above few temples. But inside the gate, the 500+year old castle is standing there like a giant. After taking off your shoes, taking some steep steps, you can visit each of the four... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We took a train to get here. The castle is easily accessible and visible after turning right then left from the Inuyama station. There're discount coupons you can use at the shopping street below the castle if you buy entry tickets bundled with train tickets. Check with the train station information counter. This was the last privately owned castle up... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I loved the view at the top. You can see the all town from here. Just be careful with children because the handrail isn't very high. Don't miss this if you near here.

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Thank Susana C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The castle is in a great place above the river and is easily accessible by public transport or car. The grounds are small but well kept. There are places for a picnic at the front. Inside the castle the original stairs are very steep and more like ladders. If there a lot of people it could get very claustrophobic. My... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

I went here one year ago. It was such a great Castle. Since it is a private one, it is different from the other government owned castle such as the one in Osaka. It looks really traditional and the place nearby is quite old school. We have to take off our shoes when we get in, I was really impressed... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Here is the opportunity to visit the oldest original castle in Japan, and one of four which have been designated as national treasures. The entrance is a pleasant riverside walk from Inuyamayuen station (15 minutes). The climb to the castle is quite steep, and the wooden steps within the building itself are at about 60 degrees, so a reasonable level... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

The Castle itself (what remains of it) is very small, but the view from the top is fantastic - it makes one marvel at the engineering skills of people before the industrial era. After all, Japanese castles are traditionally constructed without the use of metal nails, staples, etc! The climb up to the top involves some very very steep steps;... More 

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