Oka Castle Ruins

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Oka Castle Ruins are located in Takeda City, Oita Prefecture, and Oka Castle was known as the most impregnable mountain castle and was also the inspiration for the song Kojo-no-tsuki by Rentaro Taki. It has been designated as a National Historic Site and selected as one of Japan’s top 100 castles as well as one of Japan’s Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots with beautiful cherry blossoms such as Yoshino cherry blossoms. The scenery of the well-known castle site with stone walls is tinted with pale pink by cherry blossoms and is like a real painting. The blossoms come into full bloom from late March to early April every year, and the castle holds a cherry blossom festival. The admission fee is 300 yen for high school students and older and 150 yen for elementary and junior high school students. Parking available.

Spot details

Address
Oita Pref. Taketashi Taketa
Phone
0974631541
Flowering state of cherry blossoms
the end
Cherry blossom forecast
Late Mar.-Early Apr.
[Cherry Blossom Festival] April 1st Monday
Hours
9:00-17:00
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[High School Students and above] 300yen
[Elementary and Junior High School Students] 150yen
Parking Lot
Available (passenger car 120spaces bus 10spaces)
Night viewing
Available (Major Society-Honmaru Trace)
Public toilets
Available
Shop
Not available
Number of trees
About450trees
Variety
Someiyoshino, shitale, button

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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