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Kishiwada Castle

9-1 Kishikicho, Kishiwada 596-0073, Osaka Prefecture
+81 72-431-3251
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南大阪随一の美しいお城:The most beautiful castle in South Osaka area!

天守閣、お堀とたたえる水、それを取り巻く緑、それらがきれいに保存されているのは、ありそうでない。岸和田市は南大阪で唯一、その中心部に美しい城をもつ誇らしい街である。You can reach... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Stunning building with a great view

Really enjoyed looking around this small castle. The building and surrounding was stunning and in... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2016
Martin S
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9-1 Kishikicho, Kishiwada 596-0073, Osaka Prefecture
+81 72-431-3251
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

天守閣、お堀とたたえる水、それを取り巻く緑、それらがきれいに保存されているのは、ありそうでない。岸和田市は南大阪で唯一、その中心部に美しい城をもつ誇らしい街である。You can reach Kishiwadajou Castle in 10~15minutes from Kishiwada station of Nankai Line.

Thank nyango15
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Really enjoyed looking around this small castle. The building and surrounding was stunning and in great condition. Then, the paid entry was cool with some nice artefacts and a superb view from the top of the building. Not a lot of English explanations, but the...More

1  Thank Martin S
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Kishiwada castle is a small but very beautiful castle in Osaka, 2 stations (10mins) from the Kansai Airport. If you have a few hour before your flight, this castle (or outlets) may be your best choice! The main keep is a tiny museum with very...More

2  Thank LloydCMC
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Kishiwada Castle’s main keep is a concrete reconstruction dating to 1954. The original structure, which was constructed in 1585 and burnt down in 1827 after being struck by lightning, was five-tiered, but this concrete museum has only three floors with high ceilings. Kishiwadajō’s elegant features...More

Thank ART196
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I just walking around there with my child but he feeled tired and if I have more time I think I will go to visit thrm again when it is an events there and hope all must be joyful with them

Thank bounethone21
Reviewed 7 July 2015

This is a great castle to visit if you are in the area. It has the same iconic style as Osaka Castle, but without the huge crowds of tourists. The adjoining gardens are extremely beautiful and entry is free! On Saturday evenings (I visited in...More

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 22 February 2014

We lived just a stones throw distance from the castle, and would often take walks around the castle. It is a well kept area and serves as a beautiful center piece for Kishiwada. There is a lot of history to the area, so if you...More

Thank Waisaipapa
Reviewed 20 June 2013

There. Is a lovely walk around this castle that follows the moat and give you many different angles of the castle. Inside the gate of the castle is a large rock garden. Walk up the steps of the castle and view the rock garden from...More

Thank nipowers
Reviewed 9 April 2013

We were on our way back from Kansai Airport to Namba when we stopped at Kishiwada to see the castle there. We couldn't find any English Review of the castle and the castle did not rank highly on tourist attraction. We had some extra time...More

3  Thank AraleMelbourne
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