Living history.

Nijo Castle

Kyoto’s Undiscovered Gem

Gujo Hachiman

Local vibes of Ayu sweetfish and all-night dancing.

Okayama Castle and Korakuen Garden

In the dialect of Okayama — “Koke! (Come here!)" — and travel into the past.

Shimabara Castle in Shimabara, Nagasaki, Japan.

Shimabara Castle

A picture-perfect castle with a not so picture-perfect history.

iwakuni castle

Iwakuni Castle

Yamaguchi's historical masterpiece protected by an unlikely hero.

Nagoya, Japan - November 21 2013: Nagoya Castle was built by Ieyasu Tokugawa between 1610 - 1612, burnt down in WWII and reconstructed in 1957

Nagoya Castle

Castles, no matter what shape or form, are cool. Nagoya's version is no exception.


This ancient town in Aichi is home to Japan’s oldest surviving castle and ancient fishing methods.

The Shuri Castle in Okinawa, Japan was a capital of Ryukyu kingdom.

Shuri Castle

The castle of dragons.

Matsumoto Castle

One of Japan’s top historic castles that entrances with an elegant moon-viewing room and rare artifacts.

Hiroshima Castle is also known as 'Carp Castle'

Hiroshima Castle

Hiroshima's medieval stronghold.