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Takamatsu Castle Ruins (Tamamo Park)

Travel Guide - Takamatsu Castle Ruins (Tamamo Park)

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There is very little left of Takamatsu Castle, which is located close to JR Takamatsu Station. The castle grounds, which now form the pleasant Tamamo Park, are only one-ninth their original size.
The castle was originally constructed by Ikoma Chikamasa in 1588. Then the Ikoma clan was moved to Dewa (today's Akita) by the Tokugawa Shogunate because of their family disputes, and Matsudaira clan (relatives of the Tokugawa family) took over the castle in 1642. The structures seen today were built by Matsudaira Yorishige in the early Edo Period (1603 - 1868).
The castle was directly faced to the sea until the outer moats were reclaimed during the Meiji Preiod (1868 - 1912). The moats on three sides were filled with sea water while the sea itself formed the fourth side of the castle. The inner moats left today are still connected to the sea and visitors can feed red sea breams swimming there. A couple of turrets still exist here are designated as important cultural properties. There is also a museum which displays historical items associated with the Matsudaira clan.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 7:00 - 18:00 (April - September)
  • 8:30 - 17:00 (October - March)

ClosedClosed

  • December 29 - 31

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 200 yen (General, Adult)
  • 100 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 3 minutes walk from JR Takamatsu Station
  • Short walk from Takamatsu-Chikko Station on the Kotoden Kotohira Line

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 2-1, Tamamocho, Takamatsu-shi, Kagawa, 760-0030

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Terry Erasmus @bonsaitreecoza - 2018-10-30
Undoubtedly the best bonsai exhibition I’ve ever been to. Tamamo Park in Takamatsu. Not exclusively due to the high… https://t.co/mknF88HQPA
Japan Hoppers @JapanHoppers - 2018-08-18
Tamamo Park is located on the former site of Takamatsu Castle in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture. The castle was origi… https://t.co/eUlpaSMJDR
Lim Kim Keong @limkimkeong - 2018-07-06
Takamatsu | Japan 🇯🇵
One of photo I like, it late evening while wandering in the street near the castle park, saw t… https://t.co/1dTDDihPiX
Lim Kim Keong @limkimkeong - 2018-06-15
Takamatsu Castle now actually is park

Taken at… https://t.co/HW1rH500ai
StanleyWingHK @StanleyWingHK - 2018-03-19
#Shikoku #Travel #writing
That #Takamatsu #castle wasn't intact, it was ruined in the chaos of the #Meiji restorat… https://t.co/APhxzCvZG5
StanleyWingHK @StanleyWingHK - 2018-03-16
#travel #writing #Tamamo #takamatsu
We took the flight departing at 1:30pm back to Hong Kong. What could we do in… https://t.co/YKK4d9jypm
StanleyWingHK @StanleyWingHK - 2018-03-16
#writing #travel #shikoku #takamatsu
...We wandered along the elevated walkway to the Tamamo Park. The summer in Sh… https://t.co/H4yHPYIJFc
StanleyWingHK @StanleyWingHK - 2018-03-15
#Shikoku #writing #Tamamo Park in #Takamatsu
The last attraction we visited to before going to the airport. Walking… https://t.co/VnbUNu6zL8
jovinco @JovincoF - 2018-01-13
A flying ship!
#Takamatsu
#kagawa
#tamamo park https://t.co/Ku2sjyfbiZ
Hajima~ @Azimahnasir - 2017-11-06
Tea Ceremony 🍵 at Tamamo Park, Takamatsu Castle 🏯

Such a historical… https://t.co/rBGGwktHD2
フルマリ@11/23幕張 SKE&HKT @koakumanao - 2017-09-02
I love how Takamatsu city is designed. This train station is blended into the park which was once Takamatsu castle… https://t.co/l7gCqvVoeL
フルマリ@9/7 大宮LGMツアー @koakumanao - 2017-09-02
I love how Takamatsu city is designed. This train station is blended into the park which was once Takamatsu castle… https://t.co/l7gCqvVoeL
フルマリ@9/9&10大阪 ガオラー @koakumanao - 2017-09-02
I love how Takamatsu city is designed. This train station is blended into the park which was once Takamatsu castle… https://t.co/l7gCqvVoeL
フルマリ@9/9玲奈スピカ&INTEX @koakumanao - 2017-09-02
I love how Takamatsu city is designed. This train station is blended into the park which was once Takamatsu castle… https://t.co/l7gCqvVoeL
Dicky Hutadjulu @Hutadjulu - 2017-05-20
Takamatsu Castle Park with modern art touch! 💙👍🏻

#TakamatsuCastle
#ArtsyCity
#KagawaPrefecture… https://t.co/0u0X4dovYu
ryo-z @hurry69 - 2017-05-06
[exblog] Record of the memory #47 Takamatsu Castle(Tamamo park) https://t.co/UN1K3pE711
KentSailor @KentSailor - 2017-03-26
@WmScottBlair @31BJN Takamatsu Castle. B-29s barely left the foundation. (They rebuilt). The castle is gone. There'… https://t.co/jy0M2K2TVW
前川-HIDE-英俊 @eisyun99 - 2017-02-13
There were a building and a Japanese garden in the past in Tamamo park at the ruin of a castle of Takamatsu and the… https://t.co/68jzFdv6Dv
Dru Tang (HinoMaple) @dru46 - 2016-12-05
Visit #TakamatsuCastle aka #TamamoPark with me over at the blog today and see why you must go at night! #Tamamojo... https://t.co/J53WlGkQAX
Dru Tang (HinoMaple) @dru46 - 2016-12-05
Visit #TakamatsuCastle aka #TamamoPark with me over at the blog today and see why you must… https://t.co/N59dwX6vcu https://t.co/XtNlBXGl1F
Sam @ttravelnotes - 2016-07-10
@My_Asia_Guide I went to Takamatsu to see the mythical Onigashima from Momotaro's legends. And I was in Tamamo Park. :)
tadasuke @tadasuke - 2016-07-06
A piece of work viewing Takamatsu Castle Park and Rexam Hall

#park #trees #nature #green… https://t.co/FhZvydJDbH
David @ Ogijima @Ogijima - 2015-07-31
In Takamatsu this August? Don't miss the Tamamo Festival to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the park.... http://t.co/BB7Uk7VfXZ

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