National Treasure Inuyama Castle [body dog Yamajo]

Fine castle is scene of war-torn country battle

Inuyama Castle is the existing Japanese oldest wooden construction castle tower founded by Nobuyasu Oda which is 1537 (1537) where Hideyoshi Toyotomi was born, uncle of Nobunaga Oda.

The highlight

When pass through castle gate; majestic figure of Inuyama Castle

Inuyama Castle plays the Kiso River in the north, and entrance becomes from the south. Castle tower has structure that it is hard to show from the south, but we pass through castle gate and can sense aura of Inuyama Castle bodily at moment when you saw castle tower.

Sacred tree "Osugi"

There is tree of cedar among oars in the east of castle tower. Originally we were slightly taller than Inuyama Castle, and this cedar was struck by lightning, and, in the case of Ise Bay typhoon, it has died. Thereafter, local inhabitants do Shinto straw festoon, and they worship for tree of cedar becoming for Inuyama Castle.

Wooden building which ticks away history

Inuyama Castle which a lot of wood at the time of construction of a castle is left for. Please sense warmth of Furuki materials who carved with "even national treasure" and history to hark back to bodily. We can enjoy Inuyama Castle with chatter and Gokan including gap of floor creakily when we walk in castle.

For superb view "lord feeling" from the castle tower top floor

You can see superb view from the castle tower top floor of observation tower type. There is corridor (the circumference relationship) surrounding the castle tower top floor to confirm the neighborhood and can see superb view where there is river which there are view and Mount Ontake of the Kiso River which is beautiful on fine day, Gifu-jo Castle, mountain including Nagoya Station building in in.



550 yen for adults
Small, junior high student 110 yen

National Treasure Inuyama Castle (body dog Yamajo)
The location
65-2, Kitakoken, Inuyama, Inuyama-shi
Transportation guide

It is about 15 minutes on foot from the Meitetsu "Inuyama-Yuen Station" west exit

Business hours
9:00-17:00 (as for the entrance until 16:30)
Regular holiday
Parking lot number
It is about 200 in the outskirts
The appearance