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Matsumae Castle

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Castle grounds and surrounding temples are a drawcard

Like many castles in Japan, not much really remains of the original castle, and if I remember... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2012
Lynkster
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Australia
Great staff

We were about an hour early for opening, but were let in anyway. Really happy about that, and the... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
RobertT4968
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26 Sep 2016
“Great staff”
27 Jun 2016
“Beautiful castle ”
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Matsushiro, Matsumae-cho, Matsumae-cho, Matsumae-gun 049-1511, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We were about an hour early for opening, but were let in anyway. Really happy about that, and the castle was great too.

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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful castle and surrounding park. However, we just missed the Sakura season. The museum is a few floors but all explanation in Japanese, it would be better if there is English translation.

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Reviewed 31 January 2012

Like many castles in Japan, not much really remains of the original castle, and if I remember correctly, the current tower is a reproduction, and is a museum. It is unique for being the northernmost castle town of Japan, and the only castle ever built...More

Thank Lynkster
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