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Ruins of Shingu Castle

Shingu, Shingu 647-0081, Wakayama Prefecture
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Beautiful

Stunning trees, really nice to walk around and enjoy the nature. We came back here the day we left... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Helen L
Surprise location

We hadn't planned on going here, but had time so we did. The grounds were very nice and... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Voodew
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Victoria, Canada
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good61%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
24 Jul 2017
“Beautiful”
12 Jun 2017
“Impressive castle walls”
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Shingu, Shingu 647-0081, Wakayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Stunning trees, really nice to walk around and enjoy the nature. We came back here the day we left to take some great photos.

Thank Helen L
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We hadn't planned on going here, but had time so we did. The grounds were very nice and interesting. Many different levels, views and a huge variety of flowers were blooming. The locals take great care in maintaining these grounds and it was just one...More

Thank Voodew
Reviewed 12 June 2017

There are no structures remaining from the original castle. It is a nice place to visit in the spring when you have cherry blossoms and Wisteria flowers according to the brochures. Lots of stairs to climb. This attraction is quite close to the train/bus station,...More

Thank DYA717
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The castle ruins are nice to walk around, but they really are ruins. You do get great views of Shingu City from the top, and it's a nice picnic spot. Tip: One of the best times to visit is in the evening, when the hanging...More

Thank Seaspudfamily
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Few steps to climb up here but nothing dramatic. The grounds are peaceful and a nice place to stop and sit on a warm day. Just wander through, enjoy the views across Shingu. No entry fee.

Thank geniegal
Reviewed 29 April 2010

Absolutely beautiful view and many cherry blossoms. Wonderful to see at night with all the Japanese lanterns! Great place for a picnic. The actual castle isn't there, but the ruins and base of it are. Just know that it isn't really touristy. It's more the...More

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