Japanese Castles - A Backpacker's Guide

Japanese Castles – A Backpacker’s Guide

If you’re interested in Japanese castles (like me), then you shouldn’t miss today’s interview. My guest is Julien Mentzer (...)

Mar 14th

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Yamato Koriyama Castle

A Spring Festival at Yamato Koriyama Castle in Nara

Nara is known for its park with wild deer and the great Buddha statue of Todaiji Temple. There are, (...)

Jul 6th

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Shoryuji Castle in Kyoto

Shoryuji Castle in Kyoto And its Connection to Oda Nobunaga

Kyoto has a lot of famous sights, mainly temples and shrines, but sometimes you just want to get away (...)

Jun 22nd

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Zeze Castle

Attention Castle Explorers: How To Find The Remains Of Zeze Castle

As a castle lover it sometimes draws me to mysterious places almost nobody else would think of. In order (...)

Apr 29th

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Takeda Castle in Hyogo Prefecture

Takeda Castle – “The Castle in the Sky”

Hyogo Prefecture has a lot of great castles and thus is a must-visit for castle fans. Besides the famous (...)

Feb 3rd

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Izushi Castle

Izushi Castle in Hyogo Prefecture

Hyogo Prefecture has a lot of great castles such as the famous Himeji Castle. However, there are others you (...)

Jan 13th

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Top Japanese Castles

Great Japanese Castles You Just Have to Visit

As most of you know, I’m a “castle hunter“. I love exploring Japanese castles and I’ve recently cracked the (...)

Dec 3rd

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Kinojo Castle in Okayama Prefecture

Kinojo Castle in Okayama – The Demon’s Castle

When you hear the words “Okayama” and “castle”, then you probably immediately think of the great “Crow Castle” (Okayama (...)

Nov 20th

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Ozu Castle in Ehime Prefecture

Authentic and Majestic: Ozu Castle in Ehime

In September 2012 I had a long weekend and decided to go on a small castle tour through Ehime (...)

Nov 3rd

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