This site is a Guide to the 147 castles in Japan I've personally visited and 121 donated by readers. Begin by selecting from among these top categories.
Matsumae Castle December 03, 2013
I will be staying at Onsen Ryokan Yano, near to the castle from 16-20 Dec. Is read somewhere there is a straight bus from Hakodate Airport? Looking at the weather forecast, t...
Naegi Castle November 30, 2013
My wife and I went to this castle ruin in early October. We took a taxi from Natsugawa Station. It costs around 2,000yen, but I think it saved us a lot of time because of the in...
Nanao Castle November 18, 2013Comments RSS
Nanao Castle Museum at base is small but has a few nice pieces of excavated finds. The grass roofed building next to it has traditional furniture, household items and a painted ...