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Takamatsu Castle

Takamatsu Station, Takamatsu 760-0031, Kagawa Prefecture
+81 87-851-1521
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Good for a visit ...

The park surrounding the castle is very nice. Architecturally, it looks like a typical Japanese... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Singapore, Singapore
beautiful garden

The ruins of the castle walls are charming and most interesting because of the sea water moat which... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Susan La M
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Takamatsu Station, Takamatsu 760-0031, Kagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The park surrounding the castle is very nice. Architecturally, it looks like a typical Japanese castle, but I do like visiting the different castles, reading their different histories and what finer details set them apart from the rest.

Thank Asperger_Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ruins of the castle walls are charming and most interesting because of the sea water moat which is very picturesque. The garden was particularly beautiful, not large, but lovely. It was very quiet when we visited and very peaceful. Some gorgeous buildings and the...More

Thank Susan La M
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

OK it is only the ruined stone bases and moats of what was once a huge castle area by the sea. Even so it is worth the modest entry fee (free for seniors) and the garden is well presented.

Thank cbglos
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We visited in June when it was free in the evening. The garden and the castle were lighted up and it looked absolutely beautiful!

Thank Lraep
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Takamatsu castle is nice and historically place to visit during you are Takamatsu city which is close to main city , interested things buy some fish food and play with fish need 100 yen to buy fish food , enjoy your time in this beautiful...More

Thank Big Sky Treks A
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

An easy walk and a great viewing point. Walking around inside the park many beautiful garden and some old japanese house are to be seen. Also the canal areas there are a boat ride in a japanese style available as well. The admission fee is...More

Thank Peacesince1985
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Wanted to view this site after reading Tripadvisor reviews. Right opposite our hotel so perfect location to visit as we had a couple of hours wait for our train.....also opposite hotel! Great garden, beautifully kept. Especially liked the paving stones, never seen anything quite like...More

Thank itchyfeet2014
Reviewed 22 March 2017

After seeing many Japanese Castles it's easy to become blasé about them. Takamatsu Castle however, is a little different and that's why I recommend it. The castle is known as the only Japanese Castle that uses ocean water for it's moat. As the castle is...More

Thank Lew A
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Although only parts of the original castle still remain there is ample to fill an hour or two of leisurely strolling. The moat and bridge by themselves are outstanding. The garden is an early 1900's piece of botanical artwork with good English explanation signs describing...More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Not like kamamoto Castle and Matsumoto Castle. It was ruined but it still worth to go. Just don't expect too much.

Thank Memeggg
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