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.
- Hyougo Pref. Akashishi Akashikouen 1-27 Map
- Akashi Area
Open 24 hours free to visit
[Service Center Reception]8:45-17:00
[service center reception]New Year's holiday(12/29-1/3)
- [Admission fee]Free
- Parking Lot
- Credit Card
- Not available
- Available (Specified location Available)
- *The inside of the turret will be closed to the public for the time being.
- Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
- Estimated stay time
- 30-60 minutes
- Wheelchair accessible
- Infant friendly
- Pet friendly
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
- Tranquil Time Peice
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- m | On foot about minutes
There is no Station nearby. There is no Bus Stop nearby. There is no Parking nearby. There is no IC nearby.