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Matsue Castle

Matsue Castle was constructed under the local lord Horio Yoshiharu in 1611. The castle is nicknamed as 'the plover castle', reason being the outer wall is painted black. Matsue Castle is one of the 12 remaining castles as in the original wooden form in Japan. Panoramic view of Matsue City can be seen from the keep.
  • Address: 1-5 Tonomachi, Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture
  • Phone: +81-852-21-4030
  • Daily Operating Hours:
    ◇Entrance to the castle
     April-September 7:00-19:30
     October-March 8:30-17:00
    ◇Entrance to the keep
     April-September 8:30-18:30 (entrance by 18:00)
     October-March 8:30-17:00 (entrance by 16:30)
  • Admission: Adults 550yen, Children 280yen
    Admission for International Tourists: Adults 280yen, Children 140yen
  • Discount for Foreign Visitors: (Adults) 550 yen down to 280 yen
  • Credit Card Facilities: Not Available
  • Wi-Fi: Not Available
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