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Takada Castle

6-1 Motoshirocho, Joetsu 943-0835, Niigata Prefecture
+81 25-526-5915
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A nice step back in time

Takada Castle is a partial reconstruction of a much larger Japanese castle that was originally... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
TakadaEnglishCrew
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Joetsu, Japan
Beautiful

If you're lucky enough to be there when the cherry blossoms are out, you'll never forget it. The... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2016
Lynda H
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good61%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
20 Jul 2017
“A nice step back in time”
13 Apr 2016
“Beautiful”
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6-1 Motoshirocho, Joetsu 943-0835, Niigata Prefecture
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+81 25-526-5915
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Takada Castle is a partial reconstruction of a much larger Japanese castle that was originally built on the site in 1614, but has since been destoryed by fire. For a small fee you can step inside this faithful reconstruction of the castle's corner tower and...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2016

If you're lucky enough to be there when the cherry blossoms are out, you'll never forget it. The castle sits at the edge of a park with thousands of cherry trees. You must see the park in the daytime and again at night when it...More

Thank Lynda H
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

The castle certainly looks nice from outside. Nothing much inside except for an elevated view of the park. Its not worth paying to enter.

Thank HotEarth
Reviewed 31 December 2015

You need tickets to get in (cheap). Try to get a 360 degree view of the surrounding moat and park from the top most floor of the castle. Great exterior architecture, but ho-hum interior.

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