Living history.

osaka castle

Osaka Castle

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


Shhhh. Don't wake the samurai spirits.

Takatori Castle Ruins

An imposing fortress on the mountain top.

Kumamoto Castle

Kumamoto's heart.

Wakayama Castle

A small town castle fit for a Shogun.

Mount Kongo

Hiking to the top of Osaka's highest mountain.


Fly south to Okinawa’s sun-kissed capital for the perfect vacation.

Hamamatsu Castle

Check out Shizuoka's "Castle of Success."

Kishiwada Castle

A Japanese castle with a garden based on a Chinese story.

Hirosaki Castle

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

Koriyama Castle

Romance comes alive.