This castle as the domain of Hikone, where the Ii family lived. Ii Naosuke is a famous figure in the opening of Japan. It is one of 4 existing castles designated as a national treasure. In addition to the unique stone walls called "burdock piling” and three-storied pagoda with a beautiful curved roof, there are many attractions, such as the garden of the domain “Genkyuen”.
|Location||Konki-cho, Hikone City|
|Access||10-min. walk from JR Hikone Stn.|
|Business hours||8:30 AM – 5:00 PM|
|Days closed, etc.||Open throughout the year|
|Parking lots||300 cars|