Weekly Photo Challenge : Structure

One of the many famous structure in Japan are castles. Presenting Wakayama Castle. The base of the castle are stones, perfectly piled on top of each other to support the castle on top of it.  

Toyama Castle

About 10 minutes walk from JR Toyama Station you can find Toyama Castle. It was built around 1543. It is also called Azumi Castle. The castle ground is opened to the public but if you want to get inside, you need to pay. Unfortunately, the castle was still closed when I got there so I…

Summer 2014: A Glimpse of Matsumoto Castle

First of all Happy Happy New Year Everyone. I hope everybody had a great new year celebration, I will be posting about how I celebrated my new year later on but for now, let me continue about what I did last summer :). ——————————- The next day, after visiting Kurobe Dam, Miss Y and I…

Visiting Hikone Castle

Hello Hello Blogger world, I hope you are still out there. I’m well and good, if you don’t mind me saying. Anyways, let me get back to writing some of my recent escapades here in Japan. Summer is gone and it’s getting colder each day. One of the places I visited last Summer(2014) is Hikone…

Castle in the Sky

No, I am not talking about the ghibli movie but of the ruins of Takeda Castle. The Takeda Castle constructed on the mountain is one of one hundred famous castles in Japan. Its base was constructed in the 15th century and the scale is 400m from north to south and 100m from east to west. Even…