Wakayama Castle


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Wakayama Castle was built in 1585 under the command of Toyotomi Hideyoshi. In the Edo period it flourished as an important base for the Tokugawa Clan, which turned out great numbers of generals. Now it serves as a symbol of Wakayama City, and its tower offers great views of the whole town. With approximately 600 famous cherry blossom trees, the castle is also a popular cherry blossom viewing spot in spring.

1-3 Wakayama City


Access Ride the Wakayama Bus from JR Wakayama Station and get off at "Koen-mae"
Access by Car From the Wakayama Interchange on the Hanwa Expressway, take National Route 24 towards Wakayama Castle for approximately 6 km.

Name/address in local language

  • 和歌山城(天守閣) Wakayama Castle
  • Address 和歌山市1-3 1-3 Wakayama City
  • Name/address in local language
Contact Wakayama City Tourism Association
Tel +81-(0)73-435-1044
Fax +81-(0)73-426-3905
Last updated: 2021-02-02

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