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Iwamura Castle

Iwamuracho, Ena 509-7403, Gifu Prefecture
+81 573-43-3057
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Iwamura is fantastic.

Beautiful rural town with mountains as the surrounding backdrop. The walk up to the ruins is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alyson A
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Iwamura castle ruins are called Japanese Machu-pichu

How magnificent this rock walls are! Iwamura castle is called Japanese Machu-pichu. This castle... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2018
良吉
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3 weeks ago
“Iwamura is fantastic.”
Jan 10, 2018
“Iwamura castle ruins are called Japanese Machu-pichu”
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Iwamuracho, Ena 509-7403, Gifu Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful rural town with mountains as the surrounding backdrop. The walk up to the ruins is through beautiful cypress forest, just a km or so out of town.

Thank Alyson A
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

How magnificent this rock walls are! Iwamura castle is called Japanese Machu-pichu. This castle ruins are located Iwamuracho Ena-city Gifu-pref. This ruins is located on highest altitude in Japan. It is about 717m. Now, there are rock-walls only, but you can easily image the old...More

Thank 良吉
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Iwamura is one of the BEST VILLAGE in Japan. It is not turistic like Kyoto or Tokyo and residents are very WELCOMING. Castle is FREE ENTER. No any other tourists around so beautiful sceneries are ALL YOURS! Castle is ruin but you can see virtual...More

Thank ことは 田
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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

The ruins are right at the top of the hill and be warned it is a steep climb of about 250m. It's rather beautiful with moss covered stonework and tall trees. There is a nice spot to at the top to sit down and enjoy...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2016

Iwamura Castle, though it had been ruined long time ago, is said to be one of the three most beautiful mountain castles in Japan. Take a ride on local Akechi Line from Ena Station. This train ride itself is worth trying.

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Reviewed 24 April 2015

Many people come to Iwamura as part of the Nakasendo Highway. When you do, please take time visiting the Iwamura Castle. It's a large area, and although ruins, it's beautiful and interesting. Fun to explore and imagine what it was like back when thriving. Some...More

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