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Uwajima-jō (Castle)

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Uwajima-jō (Castle)

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Uwajima-jō (Castle)

Considered a genius among Japanese castle builders, Todo Takatoro build this castle in 1601. Since it has served nine generations of Date as a representative place of residence. The Tenshu was rebuilt by the second Date lord around 1666 and has become the symbol of Uwajima and one of the last twelve Edo period castles in whole Japan. *Tenshu is the main castle tower *Only twelve of the remaining castles in Japan date back to the Edo Period

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address 1,Marunouchi,UwajimaCity
business hours [Opening of the gate] 6:00-17:00 (October-March) 6:00-18:30 (April-September) [Castle tower] 9:00 to 16:00 (October-March) 9:00 to 17:00 (April-September) [Shiroyama Local Museum] 9:00-16:00
closed [Castle tower] Open throughout the year, [Shiroyama Local Museum] Monday (except for National Holidays on Monday, in which case it is open on the holiday and closed the following day instead), New Year’s holiday (12.29-1.3)
parking space available Standard-sized car 100 yen (1 hour) / large- sized car 600 yen (1 hour) 45 (standard-sized cars)/ 3 (heavy vehicles)
admission fee [Admission fees] castle tower Adults 200 yen Children (elementary school students or older) 100 yen Seniors (over 65 years) 100 yen Handicapped persons 100 yen Group discount (20 or more people) Adults 160 yen Children (elementary school students or older) 80 yen [Shiroyama Local Museum] Free