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We only had a short time to have a look around the grounds and get photo but it really is an impressive castle. The stone work leading up to the area is also interesting as the gap between the stones is so small and some...More
One of the things to do when in the Aizu region of Fukushima is go see the castle. It's possibly the biggest tourist attraction there and it's easy to see why. The thing is big. Not as big as Osaka castle or the one in...More
Very interesting place. Artifacts are obviously Japanese with associated descriptions but enough English to understand the history. Guess this is what 'The Last Samurai ' was representing. Went on a damp Saturday, not too busy.
We really enjoyed our visit to Tsuruga castle. We found a volunteer tour guide who showed us around the free area - although he did not speak much English we were lucky to have our japanese friends with us to help translate (apparently there is...More
Tsuruga Castle is quite famous as an important battle site in the 1868 civil war known as the Boshin War. We visited at the time of the 150th anniversary of the war and there were a lot of informative displays and videos that were accessible...More
Many of the other reviewers complained about the restored nature of the castle and I want to give a bit of a history lesson as to why this reconstructed castle is such an important part of Japanese history. My parents were born and raised here...More