This site is a Guide to the 181 castles in Japan I've personally visited and 127 donated by readers. Begin by selecting from among these top categories.
Kasugayama Castle August 24, 2015
I haven`t explored much around the mountain here yet, but if you walk up the stairs from the car park it`s well worth the view. They often have some locals dressed in costume do...
Matsumoto Castle August 24, 2015
Really beautiful and historical castle. I enjoyed walking through the castle and castle grounds. Both times I went they also had people dressed up in traditional costume you can...
Osaka Castle August 24, 2015Comments RSS
Beautiful castle with a beautiful view from the top. The museum is really good too. I have been inside twice. In winter they do a castle light up which is stunning.