Sasayama Castle Town

Historical Sasayama Castle in central Hyogo Prefecture has a charming atmosphere. The town dates to the early Edo period (1603–1867) and has well-preserved samurai and merchant houses. Learn about the history of Sasayama Castle and the surrounding town by visiting the castle site, including the splendid Oshoin Palace. The original wooden palace was built in 1609 but burned down in 1944. A faithful restoration was completed in 2000. Several former samurai residences in the town are open to the public as museums, and visitors can enjoy shopping and local food in the surrounding historical streets.

Basic Infomation

  • Address
    Tamba-sasayama-shi, Hyogo
  • Hours
    Always open
  • Closed
    No closed days
  • Admission

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