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Address: 3-7 Motojonai, Kaminoyama 999-3154, Yamagata Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 23-673-3660
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A nicely rebuilt castle

According to the brochures, this castle originally was higher on the hill. It was completely built up with steel and concrete and has an elevator – boy these modern samurais have... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 June 2016
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Honolulu
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

According to the brochures, this castle originally was higher on the hill. It was completely built up with steel and concrete and has an elevator – boy these modern samurais have an easy life. The castle is basically a museum with nicely arranged displays. On the 4th floor, you can walk around and get a terrific 360 view of the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

I once heard a ninja tale involving an arson attack on a castle called Kamino (like the planet off star wars). From the description of the attack the castle sounded only like a small bare wood fort. I couldn’t find anything out about the castle called Kaminojō but in the process of searching for it I discovered a famous castle... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

Highlights include the rotating crane sculpture that appears out of nowhere, the statues of yamabushi mountain monks who blow into big conches, and the cute mascot characters! Go Kaminoyamaru!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

Just a perfect place to sit back and just give yourself a moment of relaxation while watching the breathtaking view of Kaminoyama.

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