Matsugasaki Park (Yonezawa Castle Ruins)
Castle / Ruins of Castle
A 10-minute bus ride from Yonezawa Station. Records state that the castle which once stood here was built in 1238 and was used as a residence by the Nagai clan, Date clan, Gamo clan, Naoe clan, and Uesugi clan. The castle was demolished in 1873 and the site made open to the general public as a park for the next seven years. In 1857, the site was turned into a municipal park as part of an urban planning project. The park is surrounded by a 20 to 36 meter wide, 800 meter long moat. Also a renowned destination for cherry blossoms, 200 cherry trees surround the moat and are lit up at night during the blooming season, creating spectacular scenery with their pink blossoms and the red castle bridge reflecting off the surface of the water.
- Yamagata Pref. Yonezawashi Marunouchi 1-4-13
- Okitama Area
Open 24 hours
[Visiting the main shrine]
[Summer(4/Jan.- End of Oct.)] 6:00-17:00
[Winter(11/Jan.- End of Mar.)] 7:00-17:00
*Gates open at 24:00 on New Year's Day
[Yonezawa Tourism Convention Association Tourist Information Center]
[Kesshoden] 11/2June- Mar.late (Closed in winter), 2ndWednesday (Excluding Aug.), Exhibit replacement period (July.2ndWednesday-2ndFriday)
* Open during Snow Lantern Festival Period (Feb.2ndSaturday/Sunday)
[Kesshoden] General 700yen, high school and university students 400yen, elementary and junior high school students 300yen
*50yen discount per person for groups of 20people and above
- Parking Lot
- Available (300 spaces)
- Credit Card
- Available (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UnionPay, DISCOVER, Diners Club, etc.)
- Not available
- Estimated stay time
- 60-120 minutes
- Wheelchair accessible
- Infant friendly
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
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- m | On foot about minutes
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