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Ogaki Castle大垣城

Castle / Ruins of Castle

With its unusual four-tier main tower, Ogaki Castle has become a beloved symbol of Ogaki City. Ogaki Castle is famous as having been the headquarters of Ishida Mitsunari (the commander of the Western Army) at the time of the Battle of Sekigahara. In the Castle museum, visitors can view a diorama of the Battle of Kuise-gawa, and Rensho Kinzei-no-Sho (a prohibition jointly signed by the commanders) of the Western Army and Eastern Army immediately prior to the Battle of Sekigahara. There is also an experiential activity zone where visitors can handle matchlock muskets, spears and bows that were actually used during the Sengoku (Warring States) period. Ogaki Castle is located around 10-minute walk from JR Ogaki Station.

place

Gifu Pref. Ogakishi Kuruwamachi 2-52 (Gifu / Ogaki / YoroArea)

phone 0584747875
place

9:00-17:00 (Admission until 16:30)

Review of Ogaki Castle

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Reviewed:2018/10/22 Just Another Small Castle
I guess Ogaki is the kind of town people pass through on the way to somewhere else and the castle tends to reflect this attitude. This isn't even an average size castle, it's small. Walk around the...
Reviewed:2016/04/21 大垣城 Ōgaki Castle
One can find many pictures of Ōgakijō as it was originally built by Ichiyanagi Naosue under instructions from Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1588. Unfortunately, the original wooden structure, known for its...
Reviewed:2015/02/26 Don't miss the West Gate & museum
The castle is 7 mins walk from the JR station. you will enter from the East Gate, but the view and scenery is much better in the West Gate. The entrance fee is a GOOD bargain, 100(castle only) and...

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Address
Gifu Pref. Ogakishi Kuruwamachi 2-52 [ map ]
Area
Gifu / Ogaki / YoroArea
Phone
0584747875
Hours
9:00-17:00 (Admission until 16:30)
Closed
Tuesday (The next day for Public holiday), Public holiday The next day, New Year's Holiday (12/29-1/3)
Fees
[Admission fee] 200yen (Free for high school students and younger) ¥ ※ Admission to 2 facilities of Ogaki Castle and Go Saturday Hall
Parking Lot
Not available
Credit Card
Not available

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          Tucked away in the very center of Japan, Gifu prefecture houses mountains, old towns, and one of Japan's greatest hot springs, Gero Onsen. A tour of the prefecture's traditional architecture will take you from the mountain-enveloped wooden streets of Takayama to the mountain village of Shirakawago, where visitors can explore 250-year-old thatched roofed houses known as gassho-zukuri.

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