Hamamatsu Castle, Main Keep and Main Keep Gate

Castle / Ruins of Castle
The castle in Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture where the stone walls, the castle gate and castle tower keep have been restored. There's a lot to learn inside the grounds with pictures and models on display as well as a viewing platform on the top level. Surrounding the castle is Hamamatsu Castle Park, a popular meeting spot not just for tourists but for the locals as well.

Spot details

Shizuoka Hamamatsu-shi Naka-ku Motoshirocho 100-2 map map Map
8:30-16:30(Last entry16:20)
[Admission fee]
[High school students and above]200yen
Parking Lot
※Fee (Free for 90 minutes after entering, 100yen added every 30 minutes thereafter)
Credit Card
Available (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UnionPay, DISCOVER, Diners Club)
Not available
Available(Hamamatsu Wi-Fi)
Temporary closure:Currently closed (information as of May 15, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Infant friendly

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


  • used to be beautiful now it is ugly
    4.0 Reviewed : 2020.08.28
    it used to be very beautiful place but the city made a change to attract tourists and put massive ugly signs or allowed a starbucks to run in the property , all of which has destroyed serenity it had.
  • A little castle in the city
    5.0 Reviewed : 2020.02.12
    The castle is very well preserved and its in the middle of yhe city,very close to Hamamatsu Station.Doesnt take very long to roam around it as its a small castle in comparison to other big ones.
  • Late reconstruction of Yeasu’s castle
    3.0 Reviewed : 2019.10.10
    Vast majority of text in Japanese. Only interesting thing is to contemplate how small has all started for the guy who created a 260 years shogunate. Reminds me of the original Habsburg castle in...

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