Uwajima Castle was built in 1601 by the military commander, Todo Takatora, a well-known expert in castle construction.
Later, in 1666, the castle tower was rebuilt, and is now registered as part of the nation's Important Cultural Property as one of only a dozen precious original castle towers remaining today.
After a period of 400 years, the castle tower of Uwajima Castle still rises into the sky as the symbol of Uwajima.
* The castle tower is the main architectural feature of a castle.
* The twelve extant castle towers are the only dozen castle towers that remain in Japan and were made of wood in the Edo period or earlier.
- 1, Marunouchi, UwajimaCity
- Business hours
- [Opening hours] 6:00 to 17:00 (October to March) / 6:00 to 18:30 (April to September) [Castle tower] 9:00 to 16:00 (October to March) / 9:00 to 17:00 (April to September) [Kyodo-kan] 9:00 to 16:00
- [Castle tower] Open every day [Kyodo-kan] Monday (the following day if Monday is a public holiday), December 29th to January 3rd
- Parking space
Passenger car 100 yen per hour / large vehicle 600 yen per hour
45 passenger car parking spaces / 3 large vehicle parking spaces
- Admission fee
- [Castle tower] Adults 200 yen / elementary and junior high school students 100 yen / Groups of more than 20 people: Adults 160 yen / elementary and junior high school students 80 yen [Shiroyama Kyodo-kan] Free of charge