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Okazaki Castle

561 Koseicho, Okazaki 444-0052, Aichi Prefecture
+81 564-22-2122
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Castle museum

The castle is divided to 2, the castle and the museum. To visit both will cost 550yen+-. Both... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
unizkhong
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Singapore
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a worthy tribute to the mighty Tokugawa Ieyasu,岡崎城

A 15-minute walk west from Higashi Okazaki Meitetsu station over the Otogawa River. We approached... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
J&S_Singapore
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Singapore
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561 Koseicho, Okazaki 444-0052, Aichi Prefecture
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+81 564-22-2122
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

The castle is divided to 2, the castle and the museum. To visit both will cost 550yen+-. Both castle and museum are largely replicated and looks more like museum. The castle and museum is quite educative and a nice garden.

Thank unizkhong
Reviewed 10 April 2017

A 15-minute walk west from Higashi Okazaki Meitetsu station over the Otogawa River. We approached from the ‘North’ side and reached the Mikawa Bushi Museum and Park first. The large premise has a mechanical clock tower and flower clock and Okazaki Park was filled with...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

On the last weekend of my last trip to Japan, my friends and I decided to visit Okazaki job. It was relatively close to where we stayed in Toyota City. Started off with the train trip south. We got off at the Naka okazaki station...More

Thank ElleKitty13
Reviewed 20 October 2016

visited this Oct 19, 2016. There were not visitors at the time we were there. The castle was located in a very cool place, lots of green trees surrounding the castle, place was clean, inside the castle was very tidy from top to ground floor....More

Thank Min S
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This was much smaller than Nagoya Castle, but it had much more activity. There was a lot more to do here and it had a more authentic feel!

Thank 508DavidG508
Reviewed 11 August 2016

From Nagoya station, it is about an hour to get to Okazaki. Okazaki castle is known as Tokugawa Ieyasu’s castle long time before he reigned at Edo(today’s Tokyo). Compare to Nagoya castle, it is smaller and less touristic but that can be positive. We could...More

Thank Beaucaillou
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Openly, we expected a little bit more. As it is known for being a birthplace of a famous shogun Tokugawa, we expected to get a glimpse of a historical experience that would give us the feeling of time long past. However, the castle is only...More

Thank Martin L
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Castle keeps don’t often contain the best exhibitions within even though they mostly function as museums, because their main draw relies on spectacle, but Okazakijō is different. It has a glorious collection of models and artefacts. Unfortunately these collections are jealously guarded and pictures are...More

Thank ART196
Reviewed 4 February 2016

What an experience! To visit the birthplace of Tokugawa Ieyasu. The castle grounds are quite large and the gardens are beautiful. The castle itself was re-built in 1959 to the original plans and it has a great museum inside. So if you love Japanese history...More

1  Thank Oyaji090
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Okazaki is famous as the birthplace of Tokugawa Ieyasu who ruled all over Japan more than 400 years ago, and he was born here. The castle is considered as the place he grew up until he had become 6 years old. Edo era should not...More

1  Thank Tokugawa_Ieyasu
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Tong S
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Hi hi, Like in all Japanese castles they do not allow for photography for the more valued collections. You will see the notice at one-corner. But at Level 1 and entrance they have some display that is allowed. [but I... More
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