Tsuruga Castle (Wakamatsu Castle)

Travel Guide - Tsuruga Castle (Wakamatsu Castle)

Information

Tsurugajo Castle was originally built in 1384 and was called Kurokawa Castle at that time.
In 1591, Gamo Ujisato constructed the seven-story Tenshukaku building and also renamed the castle Turuga Castle.
The castle was destroyed in 1874 after the Boshin Civil War.
The realistic replica of the castle was constructed in 1965 and now used as a historical museum.
The moat and stone walls of the original castle still remain.
About a thousand cherry blossoms adorn the castle in April.

Opening Hours

  • 8:30 - 17:00 *admission until 30 minutes before closing

Closed

  • No closing days

Access / Public Transport

  • Take Haikara-san bus from JR Aizu-Wakamatsu Station and get off at Turugajo-iriguchi Bus stop (20 minutes bus ride)

Address / Location

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