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Izushi Castle Town

Izushicho Uchimachi, Toyooka 668-0214, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 796-52-4806
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Totally worth the trip

We took a half day trip to Izushi from Kinosakionsen, and were very impressed by the little town... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2016
Michelle F
via mobile
Great day out!

We visited Izushi as a side trip from kinosaki onsen. It was worth the detour. The picturesque... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2016
weiwei_sg
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Singapore, Singapore
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Izushicho Uchimachi, Toyooka 668-0214, Hyogo Prefecture
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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We took a half day trip to Izushi from Kinosakionsen, and were very impressed by the little town and surrounding nature/temples. The trip took 75 minutes by bus from Kinosakionsen station (just in front of the footbath), and cost 750yen. They depart every half hour...More

Thank Michelle F
VisitKinosaki, Owner at Izushi Castle Town, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2016

Dear Michelle F, We appreciate your review. And thank you very much for extending your journey in Kinosaki Onsen to Izushi. We are very delighted to know that you experienced most charms of the town, such as temples/shrines, castle ruins, the clock tower, and soba,...More

Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We visited Izushi as a side trip from kinosaki onsen. It was worth the detour. The picturesque castle town is compact and easily covered by foot. We walked through the castle grounds, saw the clock tower, visited the art museum and ate izushi soba. Wanted...More

Thank weiwei_sg
VisitKinosaki, Owner at Izushi Castle Town, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2016

Dear weiwei_sg, We appreciate your kind words about Izushi Castle Town. And thank you very much for extending your trip in Kinoaski to Izushi. We are glad to know that you enjoyed the major charms of the town. There are many other things to do,...More

Reviewed 6 November 2016

We passed Izushi on our travel to the coast. First, it strikes you with liveliness of its few streets - and all the parking options. Second, you learn that there is no castle, just a shrine on remines of to. Third - you should experience...More

Thank Raivo S
VisitKinosaki, Owner at Izushi Castle Town, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2016

Dear Raivo S, We appreciate your comment. And thank you very much for dropping by Izushi Castle Town. We are very delighted to know that you experienced soba-making. Soba is a traditional dish in the town with about fifty local soba restaurants. You must have...More

Reviewed 20 September 2016

Izushi is a small town with a historic tourist area that features soba restaurants and historic buildings. I enjoyed having a wander around this small town, though unless you have a car, you will need to take the bus from Toyooka Station - not a...More

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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Izushi Castle Town, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Dear JourneysFromSeattle, We appreciate your review. And thank you very much for extending your journey to Izushi Castle Town. Actually, there is a direct bus between Kinosaki Onsen and Izushi, not many though. Soba is a traditional dish in the town. As you noticed, the...More

Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Izushi Castle Town is 30-minute-drive from Kinosaki hot spring town. There are the Izushi Castle ruin, Eiraku-Kan, the Kabuki theater , temples, many red Torii gates of a shrine , several museum and many souvenir shops. Izushi Soba, buckwheat noodle, is delicious. Hand bags are...More

Thank Yo-Chan1
VisitKinosaki, Owner at Izushi Castle Town, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

Dear Yo-Chan1, Thank you very much for your review. It is our pleasure to know you found many treasures of Izushi Castle Town. The seasonal scenery such as cherry blossoms and autumn leaves is also excellent. We look forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed 27 May 2016

Also the 308 year old boutique sake business! People are very welcoming and friendly as it has not received too many foreign tourists yet.

Thank newyorkscuba400
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Having a few days in Kinosaki we decided to visit the home of Soba noodles. The town did not disappoint. An easy bus ride from Toyooka station delivered us to an out of the way tourist spot well worth visiting. The Inari shrine on the...More

Thank RickandSherrie
Reviewed 7 March 2016

The town of History IZUSHI , is beautiful small town in hyogo prefecture.The soba of this town is very unique,tasty . after having soba You can take walk through the izushi town.Typical japanese town with japanese history. Must visit if you are interested in history...More

2  Thank Sujata K
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This is a very old castle .It even has a shinto shrine .Everything is simple and full of tradition and history.The best time to visit I think is spring , maybe around March when the sakura is blooming beucause in front of the castle there...More

Thank そりな
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Izushi is indeed a good option if you are interested in visiting historical places. #izushicastle The castle is and the area around it is good for taking a walk and for sightseeing. The speciality of the town is soba noodles! There are a bunch of...More

Thank Preeti B
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Nic O
27 November 2016|
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Response from VisitKinosaki | Property representative |
Dear Nic O, Thank you very much for your inquiry. There are three direct buses from Kinosaki Onsen to Izushi departing at Kinosaki Onsen Station at 9:13, 10:13, and 11:33 on weekends, and only one direct bus at 11:31 on... More
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