Marugame Castle


Marugame Castle is one of the best places to travel in Marugame, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan. Here're guides for map, how to get there, spots nearby, attractions and photos of Marugame Castle posted by Japanese travelers in the know.
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Cherry Blossoms At Marugame Castle Famous For The Highest Stone Walls In Japan

Marugame Castle is famous for the highest and beautiful stone walls. And it's also known as a cherry blossom viewing spot whose castle tower is surrounded with pink blossoms. Many people come to enjoy hanami party. Don't miss the outlook over the sea!
Parking area is available near the castle. By the way, the stone wall is the highest, but the castle tower is the smallest in Japan.

The Sea, Mountains, Town And The Setting Sun Seen From Mt.Kameyama

If the weather is better, you can see the Seto Ohashi Bridge and the sea clearer. Iinoyama mountain called Sanuki Fuji, and Shikoku mountain range. Since there're no high building in the west, you can see the sun setting in the moat of Marugame Castle.

Described As A Stone Castle. A Famous Castle With Beautiful Stone Fences

A stone fence admired for its beautiful curve, stones with put seals when the castle was buile, there are many hilights in Marugame Castle. You don't need fee except for a keep.



Ichiban-cho, marugame-shi, kagawa






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10min walk from JR Marugame Station. By car, 15min from Sakaide Kita(North) IC, 12min from Sakaide IC, 40min from Takamatsu Airport.



Nearby Things To Do


Little Known Scenic Spot! Nakanda Beach To View Seto Ohashi Bridge

Shami-jima was once an isolated island. Nakanda Beach is a scenic spot to view Seto Inland Sea and Seto Ohashi Bridge. Even one big tree and a bench are very photogenic. What's more, only a few people know here.

Kamata Pond Park

Let's Go For A Spring Walk! A Pond Encircled With Cherry Blossoms

Kamata-ike Pond is known as a great cherry blossom spot. The pond is just good for a walk, and many cherry trees encircle the bank. There's a cherry blossom tunnel near a school at the shore!

Tokiwa Park

Cherry Blossom Viewing Spot Commanding Seto Great Bridge & Sanuki Fuji Mountain

Tokiwa Park is popular as a scenic spot with an observatory commanding Seto Great Bridge and beautiful mountain called Sanuki Fuji. In spring, it's known as a nice hanami (cherry blossom viewing) spot. You can enjoy cherry blossoms with these refreshing scenery!

Gold Tower

An Observatory Tower Shining Gold In The Blue Sky

Gold Tower is a landmark in Utazu Town. It has a fascinating elegance, doesn't it? You can have a fine view from the observatory.

Honjima Ferry

Magnificent View Of Seto Ohashi Bridge Seen From A Ferry

A ferry connecting Marugame Port in Kagawa and Honjima Island, one of the Shiwaku Islands. Enjoying such an opportunity, you might want to come out to the deck rather than stay inside. Honjima Island gathers attentions because of the Setouchi Triennail.

Toryo Park

Good Place For Hanami With Your Families! A Scenic Park Of Cherry Blossoms

Toryo Park is a famous for the 1500 cherry blossom trees. It commands also the Seto Inland Sea, and has enough spaces to open picnic blankets and eat lunch anywhere. You can have a nice hanami with your families here.

Nakazubansyoen Park

A Big Umbrella Pine Tree 600 Years Old And 15 Meters Across

The rare shape like an umbrella. It is selected as one of the 100 beautiful pine trees in Japan.

Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art

A Museum Full Of Inokuma World That Is Designed By Yoshio Taniguchi

This museum is produced by Inokuma Genichiro and attaches a great deal of importance to contemporary arts. It's in front of the Marugame station for easy access.

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