This site is a Guide to the 172 castles in Japan I've personally visited and 128 donated by readers. Begin by selecting from among these top categories.
Ori Castle March 22, 2015
I went to this castle ruin with my wife today. It is certainly a very worthwhile mountaintop castle ruin to visit with plenty of stone walls to be seen. Around the Main Bailey a...
Matsumoto Castle March 19, 2015
I visited Matsumoto-jo with my 15-year old son last summer (June 2014). What a beautiful place! After almost 9 years in Japan, we were getting ready to return to the US, and w...
Edo Castle February 26, 2015Comments RSS
Will be in Tokyo May 4 - 12 and will visit Edo castle my wif'e maiden name is Uyesugi.