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Inuyama Castle

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The beauty of walking and climbing!

The Inuyama Castle sits inside of the area called Castle Town. Castle Town was once built an ruled... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Small but breathtaking

This is an original castle so it's amazing to see the structure of the building. Stairs are a bit... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Armina C
Manila, Philippines
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65-2 Inuyama Kitakoken, Inuyama 484-0082, Aichi Prefecture
+81 568-61-1711
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Inuyama Castle sits inside of the area called Castle Town. Castle Town was once built an ruled by a very powerful Shogun. Evenually, the Emperor felt that the Shogun was becoming too powerful and through a series of battles defeated the Shogun. A tour...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an original castle so it's amazing to see the structure of the building. Stairs are a bit steep which is common for Japanese castles. My most favorite part here is the top where you can see a beautiful scenery on all four sides...More

Thank Armina C
Reviewed 18 July 2018

This castle was built in 1440 and, for me, it is the most iconic Japanese castle. Its beauty is evident in any season of the year. It is a very pleasant place to visit and I never tire of going.

Thank Fabio M
Reviewed 17 July 2018

It's a cute sightseeing attraction for a day-trip (if you only see the castle) or overnight stop (if you intend to do some hiking or is on a circuit of other cities nearby). The keep is an original (with the old timber frame, which you...More

Thank Kat T
Reviewed 14 July 2018

As we love history, this castle visit begs another trip! Unlike some concrete reconstructions, of castles long gone, this one is the real-deal! Right down to the damage on the sword storage hooks from a carelessly placed sword, a visit here is a delight!

Thank steveP3242IL
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

The castle was stunning. However, it is quite small. i spent only 45 mins here. Walk up 4 th floor to see the view of Kiso River. The entrance fee was 550 JPY for adult. Recommended if you are around Inuyama area.

Thank Tonkarn08
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Inuyama Castle is very picturesque as it sits overlooking the river with amazing views of the local area. It was a weekend when we visited and it was very crowded as there was a local festival on but there was a great atmosphere and the...More

Thank Pacificwoman59
Reviewed 14 June 2018

What we loved the most was being able to explore throughout the castle including the overlook! The stairs were challenging and this would not be a good stop for some people. The view from the top was awesome and the grounds and area around it...More

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

You don’t need to climb to the top to enjoy the views and surrounds. We enjoyed wandering around and down thru a nearby Shinto shrine.

Thank Tania M
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Located in Inuyama, Aichi Prefecture. Accessible from the Inuyama station or Inuyamayuen station of Meitetsu railways. Takes about 40 minutes to reach from Nagoya to Inuyama. The Inuyama castle is a national treasure. There is an entry fee to this place but there are group...More

Thank Joy_Sinha
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