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Address: 4 Niagemachi, Oita 870-0046, Oita Prefecture
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Picturesque setting, and with the cherry blossoms out at the time, and people gathering to cook and eat in celebration, it had a nice atmosphere.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pete J
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Picturesque setting, and with the cherry blossoms out at the time, and people gathering to cook and eat in celebration, it had a nice atmosphere.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Castle walk in the morning to relax ourself after a heavy breakfast. Enjoy the the slow walk with cold Breeze to prevent me from sleeping.

1 Thank SKHO1976
San Diego, California
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

Great short walk around the outside of the walls, it really makes you respect the defensive aspect of the castle. But as soon as you walk inside the walls the experience is ruined by a pay to park lot that takes up a third of the grounds. You've got to be kidding me, a castle built in the 1590's and... More 

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Mannheim, Germany
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Reviewed 23 November 2013

I went to Oita by bicycle all the way from Beppu. The ruin looked nice in the outside but when i arrived inside, it was ok. The pond was cool and there was a small park inside. Nice place to visit if you like parks and ruins

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 24 June 2012

I don't know why they would call it a "ruin"; it's been restored quite well. Nice parc area around it that you can walk through and sit at for free. Large Koi in the moat - sometimes you cannot see them due to Algae in the summer. Springtime is nice around the castle as the numerous cherry tree blossoms are... More 

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