Wakayama Castle

Wakayama Castle

Towering at the center of Wakayama City, Wakayama Castle, the symbol of Wakayama City, was built in 1585 and was the residence of the lords of Kishu in the Edo period. The castle burnt down once, and was reconstructed in 1958. Much samurai armor is on display in the tenshukaku, or castle tower. The top of the tenshukaku offers the absolute best view of Wakayama City. There is also a tearoom where you can experience a traditional tea ceremony.

【Fee 】Adults: 410 yen; Children: 200 yen (The Momijidani Teien Garden is free to enter)
【Access】City Bus from JR Wakayama Station, and a short walk from the Koen-mae bus stop
【Credit Card Payment】Accepted
【Foreign Language Support】No 【Parking】Yes (Paid)

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Postal Code
640-8146
Address
3 Ichibancho, Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture
Tel
073-422-8979
Businesshours
9:00-17:30
(Last entry at 17:00)
Holiday
Dec.29-31
Website
http://wakayamajo.jp/index.html

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