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Uedajo Castle

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Easy half-day day trip from Nagano for sakura

Ueda is a short train ride from Nagano; much of the ride is in a very long tunnel. As you approach... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Historical site

I enjoyed the view of the city from the park. The walk around was nice. I had to see it after... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
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Ninomaru, Ueda 386-0026, Nagano Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Ueda is a short train ride from Nagano; much of the ride is in a very long tunnel. As you approach the station you can see the castle from the window It’s not a terribly long walk from the station to the castle grounds, perhaps...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

I enjoyed the view of the city from the park. The walk around was nice. I had to see it after seeing the NHK Taiga Drama series on the Sanada Clan.

Thank DYA717
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit as this is a very strategic castle. Lots to see and a good museum. Not much English but a very informative flyer.

Thank Angie_travel888
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I am pleased to visit this place. This place is closed to the Ueda Station, but bus service also available. Inside the castle, there is a nice and green park.

Thank Maruf_Haque_Khan
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Its a easy walk from the station its a interesting castle the staff a friendly and helpful, take your time and enjoy lots of places to eat around the area as well .

Thank stephen t
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

21 minutes from Komoro or 45 minutes from Shinano Karuizawa Station towards Nagano Station plus a 10-minute walk from Oshiro Exit (walk left past the bus stops, follow the sign to the left, go down to the end of the road then make a right,...More

Thank redeyeblues
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

This castle was nowhere to be found. It was just an empty lot with a marker that states it used to be where the castle was. The castle towers and gates are still in place

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 1 March 2016

First of all, I'd like to ask you to know what to see at ruins of Japanese castles. Many people might consider that Japanese castle is the building of Tenshukaku (castle tower) that was the symbol of those castle after Nobunaga Oda era. However, there...More

2  Thank Tokugawa_Ieyasu
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Loved the history of this castle. This is the place where Sanada Yukimura and his army were from. The place had quite a lot of story to tell, unfortunately some parts of the castle were under renovations when we were there... But nonetheless.. It was...More

Thank Cliff S
Reviewed 17 August 2015

You will find lots of castle ruin in japan. We came here at 5pm thinking the castle would be closed. But luckily you still can walk the grounds only the tower is closed. Walk around the surroundings and it features all the parts of the...More

Thank canberra421
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27 June 2017|
Response from everlong1 |
It is not walking distant from Ueda castle, take a taxi. you will need to walk about 30 min from Shinano-kokubunji station if you take a train. It is located at the entrance of Komaki castle trail.