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Yoshida Castle

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Little known gem

This castle and its ruins are little known to outsiders. Its quite a gem. Additionally the castle... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
HotEarth
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Melbourne, Australia
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A fetching corner keep and some fortification walls are all that remains

Nothing of the original castle remains except some stone fortification walls and a fetching corner... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2016
hfot2
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“Nice decent castle”
13 Aug 2017
“Little known gem”
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Imahashicho, Toyohashi 440-0801, Aichi Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice opportunity to see the insides of a Japanese castle. Since it is located next to the river, one gets a good sense of its purpose back in the day. Not the biggest castle, but everything you need to understand the structure of Japanese...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This castle and its ruins are little known to outsiders. Its quite a gem. Additionally the castle admission is free. I highly recommend visitors who are interested in history as there are quite some historical descriptive displays within the castle arranged in a very orderly...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

Nothing of the original castle remains except some stone fortification walls and a fetching corner tower/keep, which is a 1954 reconstruction. If you walk behind the keep, there is a lookout over the Toyokawa River. from on top of the original fortified walls. This location...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

Yoshidajō was a flatland castle situated strategically on the river bank. The current three-tier Yagura you see is a 1954 reconstruction. The castle changed hands many times from the warring states and through the Edo era, until it was surrendered to Meiji government forces in...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 20 August 2014

We met up with our friend at Toyohashi railway station after our trip from Nagoya. She drove us to what is left of Yoshida Castle. The castle is situated along the banks of the Toyo River and is classified as a flatland castle. In 1505...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed 28 September 2012

Not much attraction but if you visit during Sakura season or some other occasions like matsuris then the children will have more to see and more food to eat during Yomise.

Date of experience: March 2012
Thank Ofelia P
Reviewed 17 September 2010

Yoshida Castle view is better from riverside than the parkside. From the river you can see the stone walls very well and Kurogane Tower, being the symbol of the park. When I went there in September this year, Kurogane Yagura is under repair and it...More

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