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Shizuoka castle, Shizuoka

#4 of 81 in Historic Sites in Shizuoka
Castle · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Original walls and a moat dating from the end of the 16th century surround Shizuoka castle, once an important feudal fortress from the Edo period. See the original gate and window-like holes used to place weapons. Inside the reconstructed castle, you can observe the model of the original structure and displays of the archeological artifacts related to the ruins. Take the English-language audio guide and roam freely through the minimalist rooms. Wrap up you visit with a hot beverage from the teahouse, located in the lush onsite garden. To visit Shizuoka castle and get the most from your holiday in Shizuoka, create itinerary details personal to you using our Shizuoka holiday planning app.
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  • This Castle was very important at one time, but as many of these castle's the disappear not to be rebuilt. two of the guard turrets exist and are fantastic to photography lit up at night in a...  more »
  • There actually is no castle to be seen, just the castle grounds. The moat and original surrounding wall are still left as well as some castle fragments inside. Once the castle of the retired Shogun.....  more »
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