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Uedajo Castle

Ninomaru, Ueda 386-0026, Nagano Prefecture
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Great place to visit

Its a easy walk from the station its a interesting castle the staff a friendly and helpful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
stephen t
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Sydney, Australia
Night cherry blossom light-up

21 minutes from Komoro or 45 minutes from Shinano Karuizawa Station towards Nagano Station plus a... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2016
redeyeblues
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“Great place to visit”
16 Apr 2016
“Night cherry blossom light-up”
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Ninomaru, Ueda 386-0026, Nagano Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a easy walk from the station its a interesting castle the staff a friendly and helpful, take your time and enjoy lots of places to eat around the area as well .

Thank stephen t
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

21 minutes from Komoro or 45 minutes from Shinano Karuizawa Station towards Nagano Station plus a 10-minute walk from Oshiro Exit (walk left past the bus stops, follow the sign to the left, go down to the end of the road then make a right,...More

Thank redeyeblues
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

This castle was nowhere to be found. It was just an empty lot with a marker that states it used to be where the castle was. The castle towers and gates are still in place

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 1 March 2016

First of all, I'd like to ask you to know what to see at ruins of Japanese castles. Many people might consider that Japanese castle is the building of Tenshukaku (castle tower) that was the symbol of those castle after Nobunaga Oda era. However, there...More

1  Thank Tokugawa_Ieyasu
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Loved the history of this castle. This is the place where Sanada Yukimura and his army were from. The place had quite a lot of story to tell, unfortunately some parts of the castle were under renovations when we were there... But nonetheless.. It was...More

Thank Cliff S
Reviewed 17 August 2015

You will find lots of castle ruin in japan. We came here at 5pm thinking the castle would be closed. But luckily you still can walk the grounds only the tower is closed. Walk around the surroundings and it features all the parts of the...More

Thank canberra421
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Which makes sense if you can read the Japanese and understand the significance historically, etc. If you're expecting to see a castle you'll be disappointed. Nice place for a stroll. Free parking. Shrine on the grounds. Well has an interesting story.

Thank Indigo_Scott
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Just took a walk around the surroundings of the castle, so we never went inside. The surroundings were very nice, especially in the spring time with some cherry blossom trees outside the castle.

1  Thank Jim A
Reviewed 15 March 2015

we were expecting more of the castle; however it is worth 15 minute walk around. the oji-san working at the shrine was very helpful about explaining some of the history.

Thank johntaro
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Ueda castle is small, and stand alone, it's not that interesting. You need to enjoy the whole town and the story of the Sanada clan to appreciate the landscape and wondering how they manage to defend the city. The landscape around the castle is quite...More

Thank heliana_ea
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