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Built in 1611, the castle is sometimes called ”Chidori Castle” (chidori meaning 'plover', a type of bird), because its roof resembles a plover spreading her wings. It is undeniably beautiful with its springtime cherry blossoms, and also when the snow covered castle is illuminated in winter.
1-5 Tonomachi, Matsue, Tottori
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From 1st April to 30th September: 7:00-19:30 From 1st October to 31st March: 8:30-17:00
The castle tower is illuminated from the sunset to 22:00. It is worth taking a look at the fantastic castle in the scenery of snow in winter and cherry blossoms in spring.
Take the Lake Line bus from the "Matsue Station" on the JR Sanin Line, and get off at the "Matsue-jo Otemae" bus stop.
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