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An excellent short hike with a wonderful reward at the top

My partner and I visited the ruins of Takatori Castle in February 2016 as a day trip out of Nara... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2016
Dwannylyn D
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Fantasy Novel Worlds Realized at this Japanese Machu Picchu

Nothing sets the tone of adventure like ancient ruins and the ruins of a castle ups the ante that... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2015
BryanBaier
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19 Feb 2016
“An excellent short hike with a wonderful reward at the top”
9 Dec 2015
“Fantasy Novel Worlds Realized at this Japanese Machu Picchu”
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Takatori, Takatori-cho, Takaichi-gun 635-0101, Nara Prefecture
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Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

My partner and I visited the ruins of Takatori Castle in February 2016 as a day trip out of Nara. What a gem! The hike up was short, but steep and challenging, and the mountain paths were well maintained but not overly doctored as some...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2015

Nothing sets the tone of adventure like ancient ruins and the ruins of a castle ups the ante that much more. Seeing Takatori Castle Ruins on a map sent me to Google to learn more. The pictures I found had me jumping up and down...More

1  Thank BryanBaier
Reviewed 10 May 2014

After going to Chihaya castle I went to Takatori castle by car and it took about 1 hour between the two castles. It is difficult to get to these two castles because they are in the mountains. Getting there by car is the best because...More

2  Thank bedouin120
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