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Kakegawa Castle

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Delicious and strange

Great food and beautiful venue. Tea picking is wholesale sexist but, Im pretty sure thats the... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
J5054RObrett
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Phuket, Thailand
castle roaming

beautiful location and way less busy then most of the main tourist attractions. definitely one of... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
Donald M
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“palace”(6 reviews)
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1138-24 Kakegawa, Kakegawa 436-0079, Shizuoka Prefecture
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+81 537-22-1146
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Kakegawa Castle is one of the lesser know castles in Japan but packed with historical relevance and immaculately kept. A visit to the castle, lords manor house / 400 year old council building, tea ceremony room and Samurai armor shop is half a day well...More

2  Thank charleso1358
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 May 2015

We had 1 hour before seeing the next customer. The stop at the castle was relaxing - the small beautiful garden as well as a quite large Japanese guesthouse is worth to visit. Back in the late 19th Century the castle has been destroyed by...More

1  Thank Nufi2010
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Castle itself is not big and easily walk to top It takes only one minutes walk from the bottom of castle. Shogun Iinaotra had lived that castle. But at entrance signboard is just wetting his stay over there. It should show more how she stays,...More

Thank Kazutami M
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Kakegawa Castle is one of the lesser know castles in Japan but packed with historical relevance and immaculately kept. A visit to the castle, lords manor house / 400 year old council building, tea ceremony room and Samurai armor shop is half a day well...More

2  Thank charleso1358
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Great food and beautiful venue. Tea picking is wholesale sexist but, Im pretty sure thats the point. Great experience over all.

Thank J5054RObrett
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Lovely castle in Kakegawa - complete with moat, secret floors, weaponry and views! The day we visited there were also a large number of Ninja's on patrol around the castle grounds which made for excellent photos and really good fun!

1  Thank Claire J
Reviewed 20 June 2017

beautiful location and way less busy then most of the main tourist attractions. definitely one of the best things to do in this area. great educational experience too and quite relaxing..... watch out for those ninjas though

1  Thank Donald M
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We enjoyed a lovely morning walk and visit to the Kakegawa Castle. The canal leading to the castle is lined with beautiful multi-colored lilies, which was a nice warmup to the visit. We were greeted by ninjas and samurais and had the opportunity to take...More

1  Thank cporeca25
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Kakegawa Castle is well with a visit. Beautiful and made completely from wood it is in a lovely setting and provides a good view of the town. My favourite was the palace. So relaxing with the Tatami mats and the gardens! Recommend as a great...More

1  Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed inside the castle and the views from the top. If the weather is good you can see Mt. Fuji too. The grounds around the outside are great too. Visiting the "lords house" in the outside grounds was awesome too because our friends got...More

1  Thank Casey G
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Japanese castles are so interesting, even when you don't know all that much about the history. The gardens here are lovely, too.

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Reviewed 11 October 2016

I was only able to visit the garden of the castle because I arrived after the opening hours so i can't tell anything about the inside but the outside is really nice, the castle and garden looks really nive in sunset. There is also a...More

Thank Viola N
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