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Fukuyama Castle

1-8 Marunochi, Fukuyama 720-0061, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 84-922-2117
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If it your first Japanese castle then go see it.

We have been to many Japanese castles. This one is nothing special. It has been rebuilt and is not... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
lorrie c
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Incheon, South Korea
via mobile
典型的日本城堡

Fukuyama is a city in Hiroshima. The town centre is small and the castle is a lovely spot next to Jr

Reviewed 19 November 2016
天神仔
,
Hong Kong, China
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1-8 Marunochi, Fukuyama 720-0061, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We have been to many Japanese castles. This one is nothing special. It has been rebuilt and is not an original castle. It is cool, but since so many of these castles are reconstructions of originals it didn't seem special. The grounds were nice but...More

Thank lorrie c
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Fukuyama is a city in Hiroshima. The town centre is small and the castle is a lovely spot next to Jr

Thank 天神仔
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Fukuyama Castle shares the tragic fate of many castles in big cities that were preserved for posterity and survived the Meiji Restoration: it’s towering tenshukaku (main keep) was destroyed by allied aerial bombardment during the war. However, it was reconstructed as a museum in 1966....More

1  Thank ART196
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The first time I had ever seen Fukuyama castle was in the train on the way to Hiroshima. After seeing the size of it I was determined to get back and explore the grounds. Firstly, it's a re-built castle as most Japanese castles are, but...More

Thank Oyaji090
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Saw Samurai swords and armour. Lots of stairs to climb. Great view from the top. Wish there were English signs and translations.

Thank Mnyika
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The castle is a replica, but I think it's a very good replica despite what others have said. It has several floors each with interesting Japanese historical artefacts. Unfortunately the information about the artefacts and the castle are in Japanese, but it doesn't take much...More

Thank S G
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

It is a nice castle to visit. If you are in the area might as well stop and see it. You can take pictures, see the grounds, the museum, and the top view in about one hour and only cost $2 to enter the castle.

Thank Jose C
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Fukuyama station is one before Hiroshima station when you ride from Tokyo. I did not know what to think of it when I saw the castle from the train! It is right next to it. Beautiful. I googled mapped and confirmed it was actually a...More

Thank chieandover
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We choose to visit this castle because we saw it from the shinkansen train and we thought that it might be a good idea to stop by. We didn't regret making this decision. The entire experience took as less then an hour so it was...More

Thank Natalia G
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

The park is nice and the castle looks good from afar, however you can see that the replica is a bit sloppy as you get closer. We took two tickets anyway and went inside. The interior of the castle is what one could call a...More

Thank Pedro S
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