I went to Tokushima during the Golden Week holidays and revisited some places that I used to go to as a child, but never really saw closely. Tokushima Castle is one of them. Although I picnicked, drew some pictures unwillingly, or skipped classes and hid in the woods, etc. a long time ago, I never knew the stone walls were so colorful, or that there was a statue of the first lord of the Tokushima Han, Hachisuka Iemasa in the center of the park, etc.. This castle is designated as a national historical site, and is also one of the Top 100 Castles in Japan, and the garden is one of the Top 100 Gardens. A 10-minute walk away from JR Tokushima Station, you willl surely enjoy visiting the castle if you happen to be in Tokushima!
Tokushima Castle Ruins
One of the Top 100 Castles in Japan
By Takako Sakamoto May 9, 2014 - 1 min read