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Akashi Castle明石城

Castle / Ruins of Castle

This castle site is on the grounds of Akashi Park in Akashi City. The castle was built in 1619 by the first lord of the Akashi clan, Ogasawara Tadazane. Its remains are a National Historic Site. The tatsumi yagura turret and hitsuji-saru turret have the three-story structure, now rare in Japan and they are both National Important Cultural Properties. It's said that the hitsuji-saru turret has been transferred from Fushimi Castle.

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Hyougo Pref. Akashishi Akashikouen 1-27 (Kobe / Arima / AkashiArea)

phone 0789127600
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Address
Hyougo Pref. Akashishi Akashikouen 1-27 [ map ]
Area
Kobe / Arima / AkashiArea
Phone
0789127600
Hours
Freedom to walk
Fees
Free admission
Parking Lot
Available(500spaces)
Credit Card
Not available

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          Hyogo prefecture stretches from the north coast to the south coast on the western end of the popular Kansai region, encompassing verdant mountains, urban beaches, and fantastic historical sights. The prefecture's main attractions lie along the south coast at Kobe, the prefectural capital, a pretty harbor city best known for its production of the renowned Kobe beef, and Himeji, the home of Himeji Castle, one of the country's most beautifully preserved feudal castles, perched magically atop a hill.

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