• Hikonejo Castle
  • Hikonejo Castle
  • Hikonejo Castle
  • Hikonejo Castle
  • Hikonejo Castle
  • Hikonejo Castle
  • Hikonejo Castle
  • Hikonejo Castle
  • Hikonejo Castle
  • Hikonejo Castle

Hikonejo Castle

History Culture Experience Art & Architecture

Easy Access

English

Family-friendly

Free Admission

Parking

Restroom

Unrestricted by Weather

Wheelchair-friendly

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Things to know

Hikonejo Castle in Shiga Prefecture is considered one of Japan’s national treasures, alongside a hand-full of other castles. Dating back to the 16th century, the castle includes many important cultural properties.The castle keep, guard houses, and moat are all well preserved, even by Japanese standards. As a castle which managed to avoid destruction since its time of construction, it is historically invaluable which warrants its high national treasure status. A rarity in Japan, fans of history will love Hikonejo Castle.

Photograph provided by Biwako Visitors Bureau

Information

〒5220061
1-1 Konkicho, Hikone City, Shiga
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0749-22-2742
Monday・Tuesday・Wednesday・Thursday・Friday・Saturday・Sunday : 08:30~17:00
JPY800 / Adult

Age 6-15: JPY 200
Group discounts available.
The fee for the garden only is JPY 200.
Additional fee for the museum.

Cash
Official Site
Recommended Season
January・February・March・April・May・June・July・August・September・October・November・December

Details such as opening times/fees etc are subject to sudden change. While we endeavor to keep our site up to date, we advise you check the official website for each spot for the latest information

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