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Kochi Castle, Kochi

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Take a tour of Kochi Castle, one of only twelve remaining Japanese castles. Built in the early 1600s, it had to be thoroughly restored in the 18th century after a fire, but stills retains a large entrance gate, built in 1610. Roam the historic grounds--known as Kochi Park--admire the well preserved castle walls, and wander through the manicured gardens. Climb to the top of the main tower, which functions as a small museum, for panoramic views of the city. Kochi Castle is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , international travel planner Edition.
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  • Many of the castles of Japan have actually been rebuilt but Kochi is an original and well worth a visit. The internal stair case is extremely steep and as you aren't allowed to wear shoes a decent...  more »
  • Climb uneven stone steps to reach the top where the castle is. Prepare to take off your shoes before entry. Plastic bags provided to carry with you. Very steep wooden stairs inside but worth the...  more »
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  • The culture of the Kochi area is very well displayed at this opulent Museum of History. The architectonics really put one's mind at ease. It can be cherished all day long, as not only there is much to observe; but lots to execute. Audio guidance is available. Digital interactive art is found within the exhibit, and much fun can be had for every age group.
  • A place with information on Kochi history and its related figures. Come here first so that you can buy the combo tickets which includes the Kochi Castle, at a discounted price. There is an observatory at the top floor that allows you to take beautiful pictures of the castle, which is just across the road.
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