Standing atop Mt. Kinka, Gifu Castle was the home base of one of Japan's great military commanders, Nobunaga Oda, and was said to be unassailable. Don't miss the large selection of Japanese armor and swords exhibited inside the castle.
The castle is accessible from Gifu Park via the Mt. Kinka Ropeway. From the upper room of the keep, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the entire city and beyond. Take your time to savor every bit of the landscape that the ancient rulers used to enjoy!
Mt. Kinka, especially the area around the castle, is famous for the beauty of its autumn scenery, and the best time to visit if you want to see these colors is during the month of November.
- Nature & Activities
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18 Tenshukaku, Gifu City, Gifu
|Access||10-minute taxi ride from Gifu Station to Gifu Park|
9:30am - 4:30pm (hours extend later into the evening depending on the season)
|Days Closed for Business||
Castle admission fee -- Adults: 200 yen, Children: 100 yen