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Kishiwada Castle岸和田城

Historical Monument

Kishiwada Castle is located in Kishiki-cho, in Kishiwada City. Kishiwada Castle, also known as Chikiri Castle, is said to have been built by Wada Takaie, a relative of Kusunoki Masashige. The castle tower was built in 1585, when Toyotomi Hideyoshi's grandfather, Koide Hidemasa, began to expand the castle. The current three-tier / three-story castle tower was built in 1954, after the previous five-story burned down when it was struck by lightning in 1827. During the time of the Meiji Restoration, with the tower and gate destroyed, only the moat and stone walls still stood. In 1943, the site was designated as a historical site by Osaka Prefecture, and in 2014, Kishiwada Castle Garden (Hachijin no Niwa) was designated as a Place of Scenic Beauty. It is also a famous flower-viewing spot.

place

Osaka Kishiwadashi Kishikichou 9-1 (Sakai / KishiwadaArea)

phone 0724313251
place

10:00-17:00 (Admission is until 16:00)

Review of Kishiwada Castle

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/09/27 One of the most convenient of the "100 Famous Castle continued"
The castle association in Japan released the 101-200 castles for stamp rally, and this is one of them. Nearest from Kansai Airport it is easy to go by Nankai Railway.

The castle itself was rebuilt...
Reviewed:2018/05/15 Beautiful
We walked around the moated castle joining with groups of friendly early morning dog walkers for a convivial morning chat. The castle is beautiful and only takes 10-15 minutes to walk around if you...
Reviewed:2018/01/24 Must see!
Well, since i haven't researched this sightseeing spot and historical place before i went to see it, i was so positively surprised what I had seen.
The castle is big, and whole area is offering a lot...

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Address
Osaka Kishiwadashi Kishikichou 9-1 [ map ]
Area
Sakai / KishiwadaArea
Phone
0724313251
Hours
10:00-17:00 (Admission is until 16:00)
Closed
Monday (in the case of Public holiday and 4/1-4/15 castle festival Period open), New Year's Holiday, exhibition period Period
Fees
Adults 300 yen, Junior High School Students or less Free
Parking Lot
open everyday (municipal parking lot around the castle Available)
Credit Card
Not available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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