Gujo Hachiman Castle
Gujo Hachiman Castle
Gujo Hachiman Castle
Gujo Hachiman Castle
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Gujo Hachiman Castle is said to be the most beautiful castle in Japan. In 1871, following the abolition of feudal domains, the castle was abandoned and everything, except for the stone walls, was demolished. It was later rebuilt in 1933 and has been designated as a Important Cultural Property by the town for being the oldest reconstructed wooden castle tower in Japan. The castle tower offers a panoramic view of the castle town. It is also a popular place for a stroll as visitors can enjoy the natural scenery which changes with the seasons throughout the year.

  • Address

    Ichinohira, Yanagi, Hachiman, Gujo, Gifu

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  • Entry fee

    Adults (16 years and over): ¥310
    Child (6 - 15 years old): ¥150

  • Opening Hours

    January to February: 9:00 - 16:30
    March to May: 9:00 - 17:00
    June to August: 8:00 - 18:00
    September to October: 9:00 - 17:00
    November to December: 9:00 - 16:30

  • Closed

    December 20 to January 10 *The castle may close temporarily due to certain circumstances like heavy snow

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  • Best Season

    All year

  • Point

    Also known for its autumn foliage. It holds the Momiji-Matsuri (Autumn Leaves Festival) every year in November with a special light-up at night.

  • Nearest Station/IC Access

    10 minutes Gujo-Hachiman Station on Nagaragawa Railway.

    10 minutes from Gujo-Hachiman IC on Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway.

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