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Yatsushiro Castle Ruins八代城跡

Castle / Ruins of Castle

This ruined castle site is located a short bus ride from Yatsushiro Station on the Kagoshima Main Line in Yatsushiro City, Kumamoto Prefecture. The castle was registered as a National Historic Site in 2014 as part of the Yatsushiro Castle Ruins Group, which also includes the medieval Furufumoto Castle and Azuchi-Momoyama period Mugishima Castle ruins. The site was selected for inclusion in a sequel list of Japan's 100 best castles in 2017. Highlights include the stone base believed to have supported the main castle tower; the moat; and Matsui Shrine, situated on the site of the Kitanomaru northern fortification; as well as the Garyubai, a Japanese plum tree said to have been personally planted by the samurai Hosokawa Tadaoki, and visitors can breathe in the historic atmosphere.

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Kumamoto Pref. Yatsushiroshi Matsuejoumachi 7-34

phone 0965334533
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Kumamoto Pref. Yatsushiroshi Matsuejoumachi 7-34 [map]

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0965334533

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          There is no Station nearby. There is no Bus Stop nearby. There is no Parking nearby. There is no IC nearby.

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          Kumamoto lies in the center of Kyushu, a calm prefecture perfect for easy strolls around the historic center and lazy evenings in the natural hot springs at Kurokawa Onsen. For a slightly more strenuous activity, head to Mount Aso, whose surrounding hills offer hiking opportunities aplenty with views over the active volcano.

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