Inuyama Castle (Inuyama-jo) was completed in 1537. It was built by Oda Nobuyasu, who was the uncle of the famous daimyo Oda Nobunaga, who tried to unify Japan in the 16th century. The top level of the castle tower is an observation room measuring 7.3 m north to south and 5.5 m east to west, and it retains the fine characteristics of when the castle tower was first designed. It is roughly 25 m high measured from ground level, and is designated a National Treasure.
Address: 65-2 Kita-Koken, Inuyama-shi, Aichi
Admission Fee: 500 yen
Closed: Dec. 29-31
[Walk]Meitetsu Inuyama-yuen Station/On foot/15 min.