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Ruins of Matsusaka Castle (Matsusaka Park)

1539 Tonomachi, Matsusaka 515-0073, Mie Prefecture
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Great Views and lovely trees

Although there is no actual building left standing of this former Edo period castle, the walls and... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Debbie Y
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Matsusaka, Japan
松阪城 [松阪] Matsusakajō (Matsusaka)

A great ruin, Matsusaka Castle’s ishigaki (stone walls) ensconce many baileys and reach impressive... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
ART196
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13 Nov 2016
“松阪城 [松阪] Matsusakajō (Matsusaka)”
16 Aug 2017
“Great Views and lovely trees”
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1539 Tonomachi, Matsusaka 515-0073, Mie Prefecture
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Although there is no actual building left standing of this former Edo period castle, the walls and the grounds still remain. On a clear day, you can see the ocean on one side and mountains on the other. The best times to visit are during...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2016

A great ruin, Matsusaka Castle’s ishigaki (stone walls) ensconce many baileys and reach impressive heights. Though structures are almost all gone, the site is still worth visiting to see these mighty ruins. History: Matsusakajō was built by Gamō Ujisato in 1588 when he decided to...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We Japanese associate the name of Matsuzaka with Matsuzaka beef. On the other hand, most of us don't even know there used to be a castle in Matsuzaka. Unfortunately the castle itself was toppled by typhoon, so all that was left was stone walls. I...More

Thank Takeshi H
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We drove around the ruins and finally found the only public carpark nearby. It was packed and waited a while to get a lot. Eventually found out that this carpark mainly serves the hospital next door which explained it being so full. Unfortunately, the ruins...More

Thank BertSG
Reviewed 12 June 2013 via mobile

【Matsusaka beef is not enough】 Between Kansai International Airport and Central Japan International Airport, Mie Prefecture is located in the middle of Japan. it is the eastern block of the Kii Peninsula. east and west of the Peninsula are linked by railway and national highway....More

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