Castles

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osaka castle

Osaka Castle

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

Kumamoto Castle

Kumamoto's heart.

Atami Onsen skyline

Atami Onsen

These hot springs will make you feel like you're floating in the ocean.

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.

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.