Modeled after Nijo Castle
Operating Hours
10:00 - 16:00
Price
Adults: 100 yen
Children: 50 yen
Access
Less than 5 minute walk from Minakuchi Jonan Station
 (on the Ohmi Railway 1 stop from the JR Kibukawa Station)
Phone
0748-63-5577

 Minakuchi Castle was built in 1634 as a rest stop for the shogun Tokugawa Iemitsu during his travels to and from Kyoto. It was modeled after Kyoto's Nijo Castle and was used for several centuries, however it was abandoned as an official residence during the Meiji Restoration of the late 19th century.

Minakuchi Castle Museum

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