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Ogimachi Castle Ruins

Travel Guide - Ogimachi Castle Ruins

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Ogimachi Castle was a typical mountain castle of medieval times which was built on a high hill in Ogimachi. The castle was owned by Yamashita Ujikatsu, a subordinate of Uchigashima Tameuji, the landlord of Hida 400 years ago.
Now an observation deck was built in the site of castle ruins and you can enjoy a picturesque view of the entire settlement with Gasho-zukuri style houses from this point. The settlement is lit up in January and February, and the night view seen from the observation deck is especially beautiful.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Open 24 hours

ClosedClosed

  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 50 minutes from JR Takayama Station by the bus bound for Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa. Get off at Shirakawa-go Bus stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • Ogimachi, Shirakawa-mura Ono-gun, Gifu, 501-5627

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Japanese Castles @castle_jpn_en - 2017-06-14
Ogimachi Castle [荻町城] - Gifu Prefecture, 14 pictures #japan #castle https://t.co/0BGF3oEyI3 https://t.co/81iwLEM2a3
Lydia Hearst @LydiaHearst - 2016-08-28
A kiss at the ruins of Ogimachi Castle https://t.co/Uos9nsgLsN https://t.co/SGELQeJU2c

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