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Kubota Castle

1-39 Senshukoen, Akita 010-0876, Akita Prefecture
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The Castle has been moved

This was my 2nd time to visit the castle. This time the castle has been moved. Yes, they moved... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Raymond L
via mobile

Wow! Meticulously restored turret of the former castle. Make your way to the top of the hill, and... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
Ottawa, Canada
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26 May 2017
“The Castle has been moved”
16 Feb 2017
“Cheap and good view of the city”
1-39 Senshukoen, Akita 010-0876, Akita Prefecture
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

This was my 2nd time to visit the castle. This time the castle has been moved. Yes, they moved the whole castle 70 meters to a temporary space for the foundation maintenance. For those who want to see the castle in its original form, you...More

Thank Raymond L
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Wow! Meticulously restored turret of the former castle. Make your way to the top of the hill, and you'll be rewarded with some great views of Akita.

Thank juliemoo88
Reviewed 16 February 2017

There's not a lot to this castle, but the view at the top at was rather pleasant since it is situated on a hill. Go if you enjoy high vantage points and like strolling in parks.

Thank RolleingStone
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

It is located in the end corner of Senshu Park. Only cost ¥100 to enter. Osumi-Yagura means a lookout, guardhouse and warehouse built at every corner of the bailey. On display are some history events and a model of Akita city (I guess coz everything...More

Thank Willow888
Reviewed 7 June 2015

We visited the ruins of Kubota Castle in May 2015. The weather was fine and a moderate 24 to 25 degrees C. The approach to the castle grounds is up a reasonably steep hill followed by many, many, wide stone and gravel steps. I was...More

1  Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 11 January 2015

It was a little colder when we were here but we enjoyed walking around the park and castle grounds. It is not the most spectacular castle in Japan but it is definitely worth the visit. The view from the top is worth the small fee...More

Thank Melinda B
Reviewed 14 May 2014

This place was right near my hotel and i spent a few mornings jogging all around the trails. It's very clean, coordinated, with good views of Akita from the higher elevations.

Thank Jeff N
Reviewed 23 April 2013

I only wish i was there during summer where the green are there. Though it was a cold and dry Sunday morning when i visit, it's Kubota! and it's in Akita! My best destination during Japan visit.

1  Thank Adhenia
Reviewed 31 July 2012

good view of Akita from the top, only a couple of hundred yen to get in or something. top part of the park is nice. look up Kubota castle and the Sakata clan (the daimyo of Akita) on Wikipedia

Thank doug50today
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