Takamatsu Castle

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Takamatsu Castle (Photo: Takamatsu Castle – 663highland / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Takamatsu Castle in Kagawa Prefecture is also known as Tamamo Castle. The castle was built in 1590 by Ikoma Chikamasa, the first feudal lord of the Takamatsu Domain. Fifty-four years later the castle and fief were given to the Matsudaira clan. Being built on the shores of Takamatsu, the castle is well known as one of the three mizujiro (water castles) of Japan.


Closed from December 29th to 31st.



2-1 Tamamo-cho, Takamatsu, Kagawa 760-0030 (Directions)


5:30 - 18:00 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 5:30 - 18:00
Tuesday 5:30 - 18:00
Wednesday 5:30 - 18:00
Thursday 5:30 - 18:00
Friday 5:30 - 18:00
Saturday 5:30 - 18:00
Sunday 5:30 - 18:00
Holidays 5:30 - 18:00

Phone Number


General Amenities

  • Information Counter
  • Paid parking
  • Free parking
  • Restroom
  • Free guides/pamphlets

Payment Method

  • Pay by cash
  • Credit cards accepted


  • Barrier-free access


A direct stop at Takamatsu-Chikko Station.

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