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Shizuoka castle

1-1 Sunpu koen, Aoi-ku, Shizuoka, Shizuoka Prefecture
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Beautiful castle to see at night!

The castle was less than a mile from our hotel so made for a nice early morning walk but was most... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Gillian R
Good place to have a short walk

Left behind some walls and moat, the main thing about this place is the garden. Lots of school... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
BruceYeong
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Ipoh, Malaysia
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  • Average48%
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“busy city” (2 reviews)
“large park” (2 reviews)
“short walk” (2 reviews)
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1-1 Sunpu koen, Aoi-ku, Shizuoka, Shizuoka Prefecture
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

The castle was less than a mile from our hotel so made for a nice early morning walk but was most spectacular lit up at night.

Thank Gillian R
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Left behind some walls and moat, the main thing about this place is the garden. Lots of school children around during my trip here, probably school field trips for them. A pretty good place to have a leisure walk.

1  Thank BruceYeong
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Not much left, basically a wall with a moat. The gardens are definitely the draw for this attraction. Very peaceful, nice place to take pictures. If you are short on time, this is not a must see.

1  Thank ncjc2013
Reviewed 8 April 2017

It's a relaxing place to walk in good weather and get away from the rush of downtown Shizuoka. I've heard rumors of plans to rebuild the castle keep, which would be interesting to see.

1  Thank Richard K
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Visit the Shizuoka (Sunpu Jyo) to learn the Tokugawa Ieyasu's favorite castle. You can visit the Shizuoka City Government building's 24th floor to see the amazing view of the city.

1  Thank hiromi_weir
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The story behind the castle is great! The grounds and structures are amazing and well cared for. They are also building another structure inside of the castle grounds sometime in the next few years.

1  Thank AndyDanica2016
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We visited the Garden within the Castle grounds and within Sunpu Park. The garden is delightful - all on a small scale even a miniature Mount Fuji surrounded by a tea plantation. Take a stroll around the lake and through the trees for some very...More

1  Thank PASP123
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Sumpu castle is a vast space with the castle ruins, moat with koi carp, large park and gardens. I have visited in the winter and also in Autumn and both seasons were beautiful. I would recommend a visit for a stroll around the groups and...More

1  Thank cl41r3
Reviewed 15 September 2016

At first you believe you are entering the remains of another castle. You experience and see the massive walls and buttresses. Once inside, it is like a walled garden, however, there are sights within that will surprise you. Tucked in a corner, you should visit...More

9  Thank SFBayAreaTrekker
Reviewed 31 July 2016

The Shin Shizuoka Station lets you off right next to the Shizuoka Castle Park Ruins and downtown area. The castle park is free and good for a short visit. We waked the grounds for little bit and then walked the downtown area. There are plenty...More

5  Thank donavan94563
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