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Ogaki Castle

2-52 Kuruwamachi, Ogaki 503-0887, Gifu Prefecture
+81 584-74-7875
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大垣城 Ōgaki Castle

One can find many pictures of Ōgakijō as it was originally built by Ichiyanagi Naosue under... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2016
ART196
Don't miss the West Gate & museum

The castle is 7 mins walk from the JR station. you will enter from the East Gate, but the view and... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2015
LloydCMC
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Apr 21, 2016
“大垣城 Ōgaki Castle”
Feb 25, 2015
“Don't miss the West Gate & museum”
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2-52 Kuruwamachi, Ogaki 503-0887, Gifu Prefecture
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+81 584-74-7875
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

One can find many pictures of Ōgakijō as it was originally built by Ichiyanagi Naosue under instructions from Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1588. Unfortunately, the original wooden structure, known for its four tiers of thickly plastered white walls, was destroyed by Allied aerial bombardment in 1945....More

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Reviewed 26 February 2015

The castle is 7 mins walk from the JR station. you will enter from the East Gate, but the view and scenery is much better in the West Gate. The entrance fee is a GOOD bargain, 100(castle only) and 150(castle & museum), don't hesitate to...More

3  Thank LloydCMC
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Reviewed 17 August 2014

We had travelled in the morning from Kyoto to Maibara changing trains and storing our luggage in a locker in Maibara. We then went onto Nagahama Castle, returning to Maibara to change trains again for Ogaki. Just outside Ogaki railway station there is the tourist...More

5  Thank Just-Julie-Cairns
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Reviewed 21 March 2013

During Cherry Blossom Season, visiting is free. It has historical data of the battle fought at and around this castle. They have a replica model of the battle as well as armor and weapons used.

1  Thank Manfra090
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Reviewed 7 April 2012

Castle was beautiful - MANY picture taking opportunities - only wish all of the artifacts had descriptions in english as I was visiting from US and do not read Japanese.

1  Thank RickC343
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Reviewed 3 March 2012

Ogaki Castl was designated as a National Treasure in 1936. The present one is a reconstruction of the original which was destroyed during the Second World War. It is quite small but is of interest due to it's importance during the battle of Sekigahara.

2  Thank StanleyAuckland
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