This site is a Guide to the 237 castles in Japan I've personally visited and 143 donated by readers. Begin by selecting from among these top categories.
Iwamura Castle May 27, 2017
This castle is brilliant. The stone ruins are extensive, there are some reconstructed buildings (and there is an original structure relocated from the Iwamura Domain School), an...
Odani Castle May 25, 2017
After visiting Hikone i arrived at Kawake station just after noon. I went inside the station to ask if there was a bus for the castle. There wasn't, but he asked me if i wanted ...
Hikone Castle May 25, 2017Comments RSS
I revisited this wonderful castle. It was raining this morning and i was going to an other destination. I still managed to get to the main spots and got in time for the train to...