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An excellent short hike with a wonderful reward at the top

My partner and I visited the ruins of Takatori Castle in February 2016 as a day trip out of Nara... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2016
Dwannylyn D
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Fantasy Novel Worlds Realized at this Japanese Machu Picchu

Nothing sets the tone of adventure like ancient ruins and the ruins of a castle ups the ante that... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2015
BryanBaier
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19 Feb 2016
“An excellent short hike with a wonderful reward at the top”
9 Dec 2015
“Fantasy Novel Worlds Realized at this Japanese Machu Picchu”
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Takatori, Takatori-cho, Takaichi-gun 635-0101, Nara Prefecture
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Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

My partner and I visited the ruins of Takatori Castle in February 2016 as a day trip out of Nara. What a gem! The hike up was short, but steep and challenging, and the mountain paths were well maintained but not overly doctored as some...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Dwannylyn D
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Nothing sets the tone of adventure like ancient ruins and the ruins of a castle ups the ante that much more. Seeing Takatori Castle Ruins on a map sent me to Google to learn more. The pictures I found had me jumping up and down...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank BryanBaier
Reviewed 9 May 2014

After going to Chihaya castle I went to Takatori castle by car and it took about 1 hour between the two castles. It is difficult to get to these two castles because they are in the mountains. Getting there by car is the best because...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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