Gujō Hachiman Castle

In the uppermost reaches of the mighty Nagara River, in the heart of Gifu Prefecture’s natural scenic beauty, the picturesque and ancient castle town of Gujo Hachiman is watched over by a stunning white castle. Located high on a craggy mountain and listed as an extended Top 100 Japanese Castle, Gujo Hachiman was the first castle keep to be reconstructed in timber. Shrouded in snow, Surrounded by sakura cherry blossom, or enveloped by maple trees in autumn, Gujo’s castle and the township below it is a year round beauty spot. Discover the history and wonders of Gujo Hachiman Castle.

Traffic access From Meitetsu Gifu and JR Gifu Stations: take a Gifu Bus on the Highway Hachiman Line towards Gujo Hachiman and get off at the "Gujo Hachiman Jokamachi Plaza" stop (70-80 min). Walk 20-30 min to the castle
Contact address ichinohira659, Hachimancho Yanagimachi, Gujo Shi, Gifu
Official website