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Hamamatsu Castle

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A time-trip

The castle can be reached by bus from the railway station which takes about 15 minutes. Although... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ralf T
Berlin, Germany
Is enough to see it from outside.

If you are in Hamamatsu, it’s place worth to see but to not expect to see something amazing inside... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Jaworzno, Poland
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100-2 Motoshirocho, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu 430-0946, Shizuoka Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The castle can be reached by bus from the railway station which takes about 15 minutes. Although the original castle was destroyed, this building was erected in 1958 and paid for by the townspeople of Hamamatsu. You have to walk up a slope to reach...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent UNESCO world heritage site worth visiting,one must see this site else Japan tour will not be fulfilled.- amitabha maiti,hamamatsu, 9231906070,INDIA

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

If you are in Hamamatsu, it’s place worth to see but to not expect to see something amazing inside. To see castle from outside is enough.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 386oskark
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely castle with amazing surrounding (see picture). Met Samurai and he is just so friendly, taking pictures with tourists and kids! We Took a while to reach to the TOP with security guidance because the step are build to be narrow and steep? Once we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bentanlk
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Nice castle and have quite a lot collection of Tokugawa Ieyasu Legacy. You must pay 200 yen to see inside the castle. It's okay to take picture in this place. If you like to collect stamp, don't forget to bring plain paper or book. You...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Really a nice castle located in Hamamatsu city, easily accessible from the station by bus. Nothing much to see inside the castle, its a very small 3 story castle, maintained really well. Park beside the castle is really nice and very peaceful one can spend...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

It was closed when we arrived but nice to see all the same. We were unlucky with the weather for our time here.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank colums
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

It took 20 min from the Hamamatsu station to walk to the castle. There is a good walking path and Japanese garden to enjoy after long meeting at the congress center.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank seanseungw0nj
Reviewed 20 November 2017

The castle is high so has some lovely views but is quite small. Its also worth remembering that it is a replica of the original. There is a museum inside but the displays are limited. I arrived 30 minutes before they closed but sadly didn't...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Poke_it_with_a_stick
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Wonderful castle with lot of history background. Has architectural importance. Takes around 45 min to an hour for the visit.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank arkharul
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Response from Ralf T | Reviewed this property |
Himeji Castle is definitely larger and more impressive.