Category: Castles

Yamato Koriyama Castle Festival 2019

The high walls of Koriyama castle were built hastily from any stones that could be found, including jizo figures and…

Ice carving festival in Matsumoto Castle 2019

Welcome to the 33rd National Treasure Matsumoto Castle Ice Sculpture Festival. Our main event is the National Ice-Carving Competition and…

Nakijin Gusuku Cherry Blossom Festival 2019

Taking place at the Nakijin Castle Ruins, which have been inscribed as part of the World Heritage by UNESCO, the…

Yuki-doro Festival (Snow Lantern Festival) 2019

Hirosaki Castle, a famous scenic spot for cherry blossoms, is a spectacular sight in winter. Founded in 1977, the Hirosaki…

SHIRO TABI! -Touring the Castles Along the Tōkaidō-

Prior to the Ikkoku Ichijō Rei (Law of One Castle per Province) passed by the Edo government in 1615, there…

Osaka-jo Castle Illuminage (2018-2019)

Welcome to Japan’s one and only Japanese-inspired illumination event! Our very own Osaka Castle will be decorated in reminiscent of…

The Shurijo Castle Illumination

It is lighted up fantastic Shuri Castle Night Shurijo Castle which is lighted up with sunset. Cinnabar red castle shining…