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Fukuyama Castle, Fukuyama

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Castle · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
Visit Fukuyama Castle, one of the greatest castles of the Edo Period. Originally built in the early 17th century, this six-story castle was rebuilt in 1966 because it was mostly destroyed by air raids during World War II. The castle was once surrounded by a double moat, but unfortunately today that has been replaced by pavement. While the castle housed many notable families throughout its history, it now serves as a museum. It's worthwhile to hire a local guide when visiting the museum in order to learn about the significance of different exhibits. Add Fukuyama Castle to your Fukuyama travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Fukuyama road trip planning tool.
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  • I've seen many castles in Japan and the Fukuyama Castle is up there as one of the more interesting and beautiful ones. The castle is right next to the train station, so no excuses for not visiting...  more »
  • Very good castle, with the ancient samurai history. One only remark is the interdiction of pictures at the castle interior. But is very beautiful place at an very beautiful city  more »

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