Castles

Living history.

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osaka castle

Osaka Castle

An enduring symbol of the vibrant city's dramatic past.

Oshi Castle

Check out samurai re-enactments at this “Flying Castle” just a day trip away from Tokyo.

Hikone Castle

Tradition and gumption.

Uwajima Castle

Uwajima

Home to one of Japan's original castles.

Obi Castle in Kyushu

Obi Castle Town

Kysuhu's little Kyoto has a big history.

Nijo Castle

Kyoto’s undiscovered gem.

Koriyama Castle

Romance comes alive.

otaki castle

Otaki Castle

Hiding in Chiba: take a bus that goes under the ocean to the castle’s peaceful Edo-style town.

Hamamatsu

Quenching your need for speed and gyoza.

Hirosaki Castle

Five ways to view cherry blossoms at northern Japan’s favorite sakura-viewing park.

The beautiful wisteria in spring in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka.

Kitakyushu

Feudalism, festivals and flowers.