A shrine dedicated to Lord Uesugi Kenshin. From Kasugayama Shrine, you can wander all the way to the ruins of Uesugi Kenshin’s Kasugayama Castle.

Kasugayama Castle was said to be impregnable, a castle like no other, from the way it took full advantage of the complex natural landscape. Why don’t you try taking a journey to see it for yourself?

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Basic Information

Telephone: 025-525-4614

Location: 1743 Daizu, Joetsu, Niigata

Hours: 9:30am-4:30pm

Closed: December 1st through March 31st


Adults: 200 yen

Elementary and Secondary school students: 100 yen


By Train: From Kasugayama Station on the ETR (Echigo Tokimeki Railway) Myoko Haneuma Line, it is 5 minutes by bus, and then a further 10 minutes on foot

By Car: 10 minutes from the Joetsu Interchange

Other: Parking Available

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  1. Irish

    We need more inshtigs like this in this thread.


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