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Inuyama-jo (Inuyama Castle)

  • 65–2 Kita-koken Map It
  • Inuyama
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Updated 09/20/2013

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Inuyama's most famous sight is Inuyama Castle, also known as Hakutei-jo (White Emperor Castle). Built in 1537, it is the oldest of the 12 original castles in Japan. The exceedingly pretty castle stands amid carefully tended grounds on a bluff overlooking the Kiso River. Climb up the creaky staircases to the top floor for a great view of the river, city, and surrounding hills. The gift shops at the foot of the castle hill are good for browsing. From Inuyama-Yuen Eki, walk southwest along the river for 15 minutes.

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65–2 Kita-koken, Inuyama, Aichi-ken, Japan

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  • ¥500
  • Daily 9–4:30

Updated 09/20/2013


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