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Castles of the Kansai Region.

There are some 148 Castles spread throughout Japan, with about 22 in the Kansai Region.
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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Duration: Multiple days
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Overview :  Dating from the Late 15th Century through to the early 16th Century, castle construction in Japan was at it's peak.They were built to ... more »

Tips:  The transportation system in Japan is second-to-none and one can get to all the major cities as well as the most isolated towns and... more »

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Hikone, Shiga Prefecture, Japan
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 0.4 miles
Duration: Full day
Hikone Castle,one of the oldest original-constructed castles in Japan.
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Hikone City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 1.118 miles
Duration: Half day
Also known as Shirasagijo - the White Heron Castle.
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Iga, Mie Prefecture, Japan
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 2.7 miles
Duration: Full day
The birthplace of the "Iga Ninja", and Poet Matsuo Basho.
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Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 0.621 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Number-five of the fifty most visited sights in Kyoto, Japan.
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Chuo Ward, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 0.87 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
The symbol of Osaka, which has been handed down through the dramas in history to the present day.
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Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan
Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 0.6 miles
Duration: Half day
Wakayama,and the "Siege of Negoroji".
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Yamatokoriyama, Nara Prefecture, Japan
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 6.835 miles
Duration: Half day
Yamatokoriyama,home of the Japanese Carp.