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Small but beautiful castle!

Kishiwada castle is a small but very beautiful castle in Osaka, 2 stations (10mins) from the Kansai... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2016
Hong Kong, China
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岸和田城・猪伏山千亀利城 Kishiwada Castle / Ibuseyama-Chikiri Castle

Kishiwada Castle’s main keep is a concrete reconstruction dating to 1954. The original structure... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
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“One of the most convenient of the "100 Famous Castle continued"”
14 May 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

The castle association in Japan released the 101-200 castles for stamp rally, and this is one of them. Nearest from Kansai Airport it is easy to go by Nankai Railway. The castle itself was rebuilt in modern time, but the garden and the view from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

We walked around the moated castle joining with groups of friendly early morning dog walkers for a convivial morning chat. The castle is beautiful and only takes 10-15 minutes to walk around if you just want the exterior views. It is minutes walking from a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Well, since i haven't researched this sightseeing spot and historical place before i went to see it, i was so positively surprised what I had seen. The castle is big, and whole area is offering a lot to do and see when you are there....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Darko S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

天守閣、お堀とたたえる水、それを取り巻く緑、それらがきれいに保存されているのは、ありそうでない。岸和田市は南大阪で唯一、その中心部に美しい城をもつ誇らしい街である。You can reach Kishiwadajou Castle in 10~15minutes from Kishiwada station of Nankai Line.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank nyango15
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Really enjoyed looking around this small castle. The building and surrounding was stunning and in great condition. Then, the paid entry was cool with some nice artefacts and a superb view from the top of the building. Not a lot of English explanations, but the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank MartinS112
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Kishiwada castle is a small but very beautiful castle in Osaka, 2 stations (10mins) from the Kansai Airport. If you have a few hour before your flight, this castle (or outlets) may be your best choice! The main keep is a tiny museum with very...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

Kishiwada Castle’s main keep is a concrete reconstruction dating to 1954. The original structure, which was constructed in 1585 and burnt down in 1827 after being struck by lightning, was five-tiered, but this concrete museum has only three floors with high ceilings. Kishiwadajō’s elegant features...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank ART196
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I just walking around there with my child but he feeled tired and if I have more time I think I will go to visit thrm again when it is an events there and hope all must be joyful with them

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank bounethone21
Reviewed 7 July 2015

This is a great castle to visit if you are in the area. It has the same iconic style as Osaka Castle, but without the huge crowds of tourists. The adjoining gardens are extremely beautiful and entry is free! On Saturday evenings (I visited in...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 21 February 2014

We lived just a stones throw distance from the castle, and would often take walks around the castle. It is a well kept area and serves as a beautiful center piece for Kishiwada. There is a lot of history to the area, so if you...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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