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Toyama Castle, Toyama

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Castle · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
Packed with history and currently a public park, Toyama Castle offers a tranquil spot and scenic views of the city in the midst of the urban hustle. Built in 1543, the castle occupies the central part of Toyama city, serving as a popular spot for locals to relax. The four-story majestic castle building, surrounded by a moat, also houses Toyama Folk Museum. Stop for a rest by the water and admire the castle from across the moat. Located by the Matsue River, you can also take a 30-minute boat tour to see the castle from on the water. You can walk to the castle from Toyaka railway station in 10 minutes. Before you head to Toyama, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Toyama trip planner, to make sure you see all that Toyama has to offer, including Toyama Castle.
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  • Arriving in Toyama considerably later than planned, after a rail journey from Nagoya delayed by heavy rains and flooding further south, it was after 9pm when I first encountered the "Castle" located.....  more »
  • Truly an amazing building. Standing awesomely up there above the moat.a truly pure white beauty. A spectacular creation. We got to the castle by walking, following the river.  more »
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