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Fukuyama Castle

1-8 Marunochi, Fukuyama 720-0061, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 84-922-2117
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Quite average, nice view at the top

The park is nice and the castle looks good from afar, however you can see that the replica is a bit... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2016
Pedro S
via mobile
Not one of the better choices ...

The five levels, six-storied castle was originally built in 1622 and then rebuilt with concrete, in... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2015
Vanessa Y
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Tokyo, Japan
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“nice place” (3 reviews)
“great view” (2 reviews)
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1-8 Marunochi, Fukuyama 720-0061, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

The park is nice and the castle looks good from afar, however you can see that the replica is a bit sloppy as you get closer. We took two tickets anyway and went inside. The interior of the castle is what one could call a...More

Thank Pedro S
Reviewed 29 November 2015

The five levels, six-storied castle was originally built in 1622 and then rebuilt with concrete, in 1966.The ishigaki stone walls seem a little sloppy compared to other castles, with many gaps in between the rocks. Fukuyama Castle is a fairly attractive looking castle, from the...More

1  Thank Vanessa Y
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Just across a street from the JR station. Best shooting location is the JR station platform no.2, around the 14th-15th car parking area.

Thank LloydCMC
Reviewed 2 November 2015

There aren't any placards in any language other than Japanese, making the castle trip either a study in difficult kanji, or just a run up the stairs to see the view. Since this is a ferroconcrete reproduction, the inside of the building feels like an...More

1  Thank htodd503
Reviewed 21 October 2015

A very small cousin compared to Himeji castle. Consequently, virtually empty of visitors. ¥500 admission. Easy walk to the top tier with interesting exhibits on each floor. Lovely views of Fukuyama. The original castle was destroyed in WW2 so this is a replica.

Thank Simon N
Reviewed 17 August 2015

this castle is a little bit boring i think it's a rebuilt one the exhibition is not so interesting

Thank hsieh1111
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

This castle locates opposite the JR and shinkansen station , very easily accessible by your own feet. The castle is transformed into museum with many collections displayed only in Japanese; so unfortunatey for foreigners like us. But the view on the top is very impressive....More

Thank jajavalB
Reviewed 8 July 2015

The castle grounds is medium in scale but it's relaxing to walk around anytime of the year. The castle grounds boasts couple of historic structures of cultural importance. The reconstruction of the main keep is picturesque and compliments the wide castle foreground. It also exhibits...More

1  Thank Me T
Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

Supeb place in Japan which is near to local railway station ...visited with my ship mates.Beautiful and less crowded.

Thank jerin j
Reviewed 21 March 2015

Stopped by here on the way back from visiting Onomichi since we had to transfer trains here. Grounds is one giant park like most Japanese castles. There's a nice garden in the waaay back. You cna probably finish looking through the castle in 30-45 mins...More

Thank Redflyer99
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