Imabari Castle, Imabari

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Step back in time and explore the early 17th-century atmosphere at Imabari Castle, one of the three well-known "castles on the sea." Though destroyed by order of the Meiji rulers, the edifice underwent reconstruction in 1980. Observe the citadel's ingenious seawater moat, which can control the water level through use of the tides and a series of sluice gates. As you enter, note the unusual main gate, featuring iron plating and turrets. Climb to the top of the castle for views of the surrounding complex, moat, and cityscape and port beyond. To visit Imabari Castle and get the most from your holiday in Imabari, create itinerary details personal to you using our Imabari road trip planner.
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  • The Imabari Castle is so neat. I came here at dusk and waited around until night to see the castle lit up, it was well worth seeing. The moat that surrounds the castle is beautiful, you can see the...  more »
  • We visited Imabari castle after visiting many other iconic historical buildings. If you are looking for genuine history , this is not the place. If however , you are looking at insights into how such....  more »
  • There are couple of museums inside. Good place for photography and to know about culture. You can go to the top of the castle which provides observatory with explanation about the surrounding. There is a small souvenir shop at the ground floor. Imabari castle is at walkable distance for both Bus stand and Railway station.
  • Secara keseluruhàn Imabari adalah kota yang sangat menyenangkan, kota kedua terbesar di Prefektur Ehime setelah kota Matsuyama. Kota yang tidak terlalu ramai dengan Kastil Imàbari sebagai icon nya. Imabari Castle is a Japanese castle in Imabari, Ehime, Japan. This castle is well known as one of the three Mizujiro, or "Castles on the sea", in Japan, along with Takamatsu Castle in Kagawa Prefecture and Nakatsu Castle in Ōita Prefecture
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