This site is a Guide to the 211 castles in Japan I've personally visited and 138 donated by readers. Begin by selecting from among these top categories.
Nagoya Castle June 28, 2016
Looks like there are now plans to rebuild Nagoya Castle's keep in wood: http://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20160627-00000034-asahi-soci
Echizen Katsuyama Castle June 28, 2016
Unfortunately, this is not a faithful reproduction. The builder didn't even pretend to rebuild the original, and the current "castle" sits on a different location from the origi...
Himeji Castle June 28, 2016Comments RSS
I went here last in October. The scaffolds were up, but I got some great shots in of the (South?) side without scaffolding.