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Sasayama Castle Old SIte

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The Lost History of Japan

As historical as Japan is, rivalling Europe, there is very little left of the history of Japan to... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2016
Christopher B
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London, United Kingdom
Interesting history, but not a must see.

Sasayama castle is long gone, though the walls remain. There is an informative little centre on the... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2013
Felicity_Hashimura
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Ikoma, Japan
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13 Jul 2016
“The Lost History of Japan”
25 Dec 2013
“Interesting history, but not a must see.”
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

As historical as Japan is, rivalling Europe, there is very little left of the history of Japan to explore. The fact that this castle (dating from 1609) is in ruins and is still a prominent tourist attraction in Sasayama illustrates the point. There isn't much...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 26 December 2013

Sasayama castle is long gone, though the walls remain. There is an informative little centre on the site of where the castle was, with a short, English subbed video outlining its place in history. Some of the other displays would be more interesting if they...More

Date of experience: December 2013
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Reviewed 22 December 2013

There are a collection of old castles around Japan. Though this is not the most popular, for a person interested in Japanese history this is a good taster. You can take a pleasant stroll and enjoy the view and also look for the hidden masonic...More

Date of experience: December 2013
Thank Benjamin O
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