Thing to See

THINGS TO SEE & DO

Izushi is the old castle town located to the east of Kinosaki. The town has several, well preserved building dating back 200-300 years.

Izushi Castle Town
Izushi is a castle town that flourished during the Edo era, about 200-300 years ago.
There are several fine displays of traditional architecture found throughout the town, this is why Izushi is designated as a national preservation district of important buildings.
The town is also famous for its own original style of soba, Japanese buckwheat noodles. Approximately 50 soba shops line the town's streets.
POINT OF INTEREST
Shinkorou (clock tower)
Shinkorou (clock tower)
The clock tower was built in 1871, and still ticks away today as the town's symbol.
Izushi Castle Ruins
Izushi Castle Ruins
The ruins of Izushi castle, which were built in 1604. The wooden bridge, which samurai once used to enter the castle has been reproduced. Placed at the foot of a mountain, this is the perfect place to wander around and get a feel for the deep history of Izushi castle town.
Arikoyama-inari
Arikoyama-inari
Next to the castle ruins you will find a stone staircase lined with beautiful red tori gates all the way up to the shrine at the top.
Sake cellars
Sake cellars
250 year old sake cellars made of red clay walls. The cellars are still used today to store and sell Izushi`s local sake Sasa Zuru. It is also possible to indulge in some sake tasting here!
INFORMATION
Izushi Tourist Association 104-7 Uchimachi Izushi-cho, Toyooka-shi, Hyogo, 668-0214
+81-796-52-4806(Japanese Only) http://www.izushi.co.jp/en/
Izushi Tourist Association 104-7 Uchimachi Izushi-cho, Toyooka-shi, Hyogo, 668-0214
+81-796-52-4806(Japanese Only)
http://www.izushi.co.jp/en/
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