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Genzon Tenshu

Genzon Tenshu (現存天守) is the existed original Tenshu-kaku (main Keep) that survive until today. All of them were constructed before Meiji Period. Some of them were constructed before 16th century and survived through Sengoku Period. They show the art and finest technology of architecture in Japan. For example, Himeji Castle, Matsumoto Castle and Matsue Castle are 6 stories wooden architecture.

Inuyama castle

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Inuyama castle (犬山城, also called Inuyama Hakutei castle) is located in the city of Inuyama in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. The castle overlooks the Kiso River, which is on the border of Aichi and Gifu prefectures. Inuyama castle is recognised as the oldest standing castle in Japan, having been originally built in 1440 and it is one of only 12 extant castles in Japan built before the Edo period (1603-1868).

Tourist Info.
There is parking.
Addmission: 500 yen
Open: 9:00 to 17:00 (Last entering at 16:30)

Access
0. at Nagoya Station
1. Use Meitetsu Nagoya to Inuyama (35 min.)
2. walk north (15 min.)

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