Gujo Hachiman Castle

Sightseeing information about Gujo Hachiman Castle in Japan.

Gujo Hachiman Castle4.0

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Gujo Hachiman Castle soars on the top of a mountain just behind the town of Gujo Hachiman. This castle is a reconstruction and it is the oldest reconstruction of middle age castle by using wood.

You can climb up to the castle by car or on foot.

This castle is especially beautiful in late autumn aroud November because of the changing colors of the foliage on mountain slope.

Purposeshould go,elderly,surreal&cool,thrilling,spiritual places,brag,women,family,mountain climbing,men,shrine/temple,art,autumn foliage,sightseeing
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4.0a month ago

Beautiful castle situated at hill top, have to walk upscale to the castle. You can see the beautiful landscape of Hachiman city and river.

1.0a month ago

Way smaller than expected. It's nice in it's own right, but in no way stands out from any other castle in Japan. Not worth the drive.

5.03 months ago

Stunning views over surrounding valleys and mountains. Hairpin drive up is fun!

5.04 months ago

Beautiful scenery at top of Gujo castle and rich in history. Worth visiting

4.08 months ago

If your in hachiman you need to visit the castle, not a big castle but great views of the city. We were lucky during autumn they had late night opening for autumn leaves which was great as Gujo Hachiman is very quite at night.

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