Takeda Castle is a ruined castle in the city of Asago, in the northern part of Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. It is located north of Himeji, and north-west of Kyoto, and is situated some 353 metres above sea level It is regarded as one of Japan's Top 100 Castles, and often referred to locally as the "Machu Picchu of Japan". [Wikipedia]
Takeda Castle is also known as Japan’s Machu Picchu. Its more than 600 years of history, the beautiful mountains surrounding it, and its ruins can make you understand why its called this way. The fort, which is part of Japan’s top 100 castles, is also known as the castle floating in the sky. To understand this name, you must wake up early and see sunrise just in front of the castle.