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The Overnight Wonder: Sunomata Castle, Gifu

Oftentimes we hear about structures built in a day and we marvel how fast it was made and how good the workers were. Now how about if it was a castle? It would really blow people’s minds more so if it was made without the help of modern technology. Thus the allure of Sunomata castle;…

Yoro Falls: The Magical Waterfall

Legend Located about an hour outside the bustling city of Nagoya in Yoro town in Gifu Prefecture,Yoro no Taki or Yoro Falls is one of Japan’s top 100 Waterfalls and one of the 100 Best Spring Water Sites in Japan. Legend has it that during the 8th century, a poor woodcutter who had a sick…

Ogaki Castle: A must visit for the castle lovers, Gifu prefecture

Often overlooked because of its more famous castle neighbors, this castle is a must-go for history lovers. A flatland castle, Ogaki Castle has as much history as the more famous castles. The History city.ogaki.lg.jp/ It was built in 1535 by Miyagawa Yasusada and was expanded by Bokuzen Ujie in 1559. One of the three unifiers…