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Takato Castle Remains Park

Takatomachi Higashitakato, Ina 396-0213, Nagano Prefecture
+81 72-947-9198
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Barely in time for Autumn leaves

This place is famous for its beautiful Cherry blossoms in April/May but also known as one of the... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Kawasaki, Japan
Beautiful in the Cherry Blossom Season

It has got 1500 cherry blossom trees. It was absolutely beautiful when they are in bloom. One... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
7 Nov 2017
“Barely in time for Autumn leaves”
5 May 2017
“Beautiful in the Cherry Blossom Season”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Takatomachi Higashitakato, Ina 396-0213, Nagano Prefecture
+81 72-947-9198
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

This place is famous for its beautiful Cherry blossoms in April/May but also known as one of the hidden nice places for Autumn leaves. We went there on Nov.07,2017 thinking it must be a little late to enjoy Autumn leaves but luckily we were barely...More

Thank kojii677
Reviewed 5 May 2017

It has got 1500 cherry blossom trees. It was absolutely beautiful when they are in bloom. One shortcoming is that all or most of the trees are the same kind. To get there from big cities like Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, you have to take a...More

Thank M S
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Its the best of the best sakura blossom views I've seen so far! Guess thats why it is said to be among the top three sites in japan for sakura viewing.Words and pictures cannot fully describe its beauty. Perhaps its because of the relative difficulty...More

2  Thank HotEarth
Reviewed 23 April 2015

This community had cherry trees growing all around the community. The trees were awesome in the Takato castle ruin park – a must visit during the blooming season. Just be prepared for heavy traffic which inched along to the park and exiting from the park....More

3  Thank DYA717
Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

Our plan was to spend the morning at Matsumoto Castle and move on to Takato Castle Ruins Park to continue on our cherry blossom chase. It was a magical moment once we stepped onto the site, the cherry blossom trees formed a canopy that stretched...More

6  Thank stepme
Reviewed 10 May 2014

It is amazing to see full blossom of cherry trees at Takato Joshi Park in mid April. We are admired by over a thousand of sakura trees with beautiful pink flowers. It is fantastic to stay here from afternoon till night for nighttime sakura viewing.Bring...More

3  Thank Hon Wah C
Reviewed 9 July 2009

It's true that Takato Castle Ruin attracts huge visitors during cherry blosom season. When I went there in November, the leaves were beautifully changing colors. If you love to visit castle ruins Takato castle ruin is a nice place for you though the ruin has...More

1  Thank Taigaa
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3 April 2017|
Response from DLi_hk |
check out Japan guide for more info.
5 March 2017|
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Response from schew2013 |
Thank you very much for your advise. I will skip Takato Castle then. Also, as my plan will be started travel from Kansai Airport (27/4, 3pm) to Toyama ( 8 days 7 nights) Below is my itinerary and may i know it is advisable... More
8 November 2016|
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Response from Jared M |
I used to live in that town. There is no traffic until you get off the highway. It's not that bad really, I took the bus from Ina city center one year and it was easy, but parking when I drove wasn't too bad either, but it... More