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Address: Takatori, Takaichi-gun, Takatori-cho 635-0101, Nara Prefecture
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An excellent short hike with a wonderful reward at the top

My partner and I visited the ruins of Takatori Castle in February 2016 as a day trip out of Nara. What a gem! The hike up was short, but steep and challenging, and the mountain... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2016
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Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

My partner and I visited the ruins of Takatori Castle in February 2016 as a day trip out of Nara. What a gem! The hike up was short, but steep and challenging, and the mountain paths were well maintained but not overly doctored as some mountain trails can be in Japan. It took about one hour to get to the... More 

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Reviewed 10 December 2015

Nothing sets the tone of adventure like ancient ruins and the ruins of a castle ups the ante that much more. Seeing Takatori Castle Ruins on a map sent me to Google to learn more. The pictures I found had me jumping up and down with excitement. When I finally made it to the castle, at the peak of the... More 

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Reviewed 9 May 2014

After going to Chihaya castle I went to Takatori castle by car and it took about 1 hour between the two castles. It is difficult to get to these two castles because they are in the mountains. Getting there by car is the best because there are no buses or trains. Takatori castle is also surrounded by beautiful green trees.... More 

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