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Nagahama Castle Historical Museum

10-10, Koencho | Toyo Park, Nagahama 526-0065, Shiga Prefecture
+81 749-63-4611
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Nagahama Castle & Grounds.

Although restored, this is a must see museum when in Nagahama. The castle is surrounded by Ho Park... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
TheOutdoorholic
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Hirakata, Japan
Looks nice

While staying at the hotel next door I walked over to see the Castle. Too bad it was closed. Cherry... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
N_Racing56
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7 Apr 2018
“Nagahama Castle & Grounds.”
11 May 2017
“Looks nice”
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10-10, Koencho | Toyo Park, Nagahama 526-0065, Shiga Prefecture
+81 749-63-4611
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

Although restored, this is a must see museum when in Nagahama. The castle is surrounded by Ho Park that adds to the castle visit. The first two floors are displays, then up to the top for great views overlooking Nagahama.

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Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

While staying at the hotel next door I walked over to see the Castle. Too bad it was closed. Cherry Blossoms were pretty along Lake Biwa.

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Reviewed April 21, 2016

Nagahama-jou is a concrete reconstruction in Nagahama, off of Lake Biwa. It contains a museum inside. If you're just interested in yoroi maybe the exhibits will not excite, but there are many artefacts on display from the Edo and earlier periods, if you want to...More

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Reviewed March 26, 2016

As far as I know, there are only 12 genuine castles in Japan. Matsuyama, Hikone, Himeji, Hirosaki, Inuyama, Iyo-Matsuyama, Kochi, Marugame, Maruoka, Matsue, Matsumoto, Uwajima. Nagahama is a fake. Inside the "castle", it's just like any average concrete building. With elevators, and even with the...More

Thank ra5calito
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Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Honestly, I enjoy the park, the castle from outside and lake view on top of the castle more than what's inside the castle. I like the exhibition but the explanation is only in Japanese. All I could do was just look at the exhibition and...More

Thank Tawan U
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Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

Comparing to other castles in Japan, it is not so nice. Hikone is but more interesting, for instance. The building itself is quite new and there are not many historical information. The best thing is its view from the top. From the tallest place you...More

Thank Olivia Y
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Reviewed August 1, 2014

This was one of the easiest castles to visit. You could see the castle from the train as you were arriving at the station. Just outside the railway station and a short walk down the street and you have reached the Castle Park. It did...More

1  Thank Just-Julie-Cairns
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Reviewed July 2, 2014

You can freely see the castle from outside, unlike some other castle (Hikone, ..) inside it's all modern (you will not see the woden part of the castle from inside). They will give you a brief history paper in English about the history of the...More

1  Thank J-Edo_7
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Reviewed October 16, 2012

The historical site on the castle originally built by Toyotoma Hideyoshi. Completely destroyed years ago, supposedly used to build Hikone Castle. The property has been redevelopd as a copy of the original castle and is now used as a museum. No english explanations were available...More

1  Thank ichibanwanderer
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Reviewed February 3, 2012

We stopped two nights in Hikone so on second day took a day trip to Nagahama. Time wise it's about 15 - 20 minutes by local train. First on our walking route was Nagaham Castle, built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1575. There is an excellent...More

1  Thank StanleyAuckland
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