This site is a Guide to the 162 castles in Japan I've personally visited and 131 donated by readers. Begin by selecting from among these top categories.
Echizen Ohno Castle October 02, 2014
30s NHK video : http://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/html/20141001/k10015044971000.html
Oka Castle August 27, 2014
This is a fabulous mountaintop castle ruin to visit. Personally I rate this very highly, second only to Bitchu-Matsuyama Castle, which has an extant castle keep. Out of the many...
Kumamoto Castle August 26, 2014Comments RSS
I went to this castle again during the Obon Holiday in mid-August. Since my last visit in February 2012, they have almost finished rebuilding the Bagu Yagura down by the river. ...