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Address: 1-62 Honmaru, Toyama 930-0081, Toyama Prefecture
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Our room faced the castle and we enjoyed the day and night view. Rather small as castles go, it's well kept and has a long moat surrounding it. Pleasant to walk around it.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 October 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Our room faced the castle and we enjoyed the day and night view. Rather small as castles go, it's well kept and has a long moat surrounding it. Pleasant to walk around it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

The beautifully restored castle and park is a great place to spend some time in Toyama. The castle was rebuilt and today houses an interesting museum, outlining the history and life of the castle. The newly finished grounds are spectacular any time of year! Stroll around during cherry blossom viewing, Autumn colours, winter snows and lush summer greenery!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

The castle gives you an overview of the history of Toyama. Whilst the exhibits all have Japanese explanations, there is an English guide that you can borrow.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This is a very quiet and peaceful place. Not far from JR station. It is worth coming, not a waste of time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Parts of the castle tower, walls and moats remain. The castle is a museum but it was closed on the day I visited. The Japanese garden is very nice with waterfalls and streams. An enjoyable visit.

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Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

I spent in Toyama only one evening, so I visited castle grounds in the dark and I highly recommend it. It looks very beautiful in the night lights, especially from the lake side. The castle is tiny, but it looks very authentic and is a good choice for a walk in Toyama.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

The castle is a concrete rebuild, 4 storey, but much to see inside the museum. A small garden is right beside the main keep. Just 10 minutes walk from the JR station, so if you visit Toyama, not bad to spare half an hour for the castle.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

A very short walk from the station and you're in the surroundings of a majestic castle. Peaceful, stunning grounds in a city that is also very quiet. One wonders.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Castle and gardens make for a pleasant and peaceful visit. Well maintained and quiet. Craft museum on the grounds.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Toyamajou was built in 1543 by Nagamoto Jimbo (yes, Jimbo), In 1568 he was ousted after the Uesgai Clan attacked the castle. Takeda Shingen, rival to Uesugi Kenshin, requested the religious confederate band Ikko-ikki attack the castle to push the Uesugi out of Etchuu Province. Ikko-ikki took the castle in 1572 but Uesugi Kenshin took it back the following year.... More 

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