Gifu-jo Castle

Area

Gifu Castle stands tall on the top of Mount Kinka in Gifu city. This castle played a huge role for the famous shogun, Oda Nobunaga, who used Gifu Castle as a base for his unification of the country (天下統一). It is a symbol of Gifu city, which developed as a typical "Castle Town".

Basic Information

Address
18 Gifu-shi, Gifu
Phone
058-263-4853
Hours
Mar. 16 to May 11: 9:30a.m. - 5:30p.m.
May 12 to Oct. 16: 8:30a.m. - 5:30p.m.
Oct. 17 to Mar. 15: 9:30a.m. - 4:30p.m.

*New Year's Day: 6:30a.m. - 4:30p.m.
Fee
Adults: ¥200
Children: ¥100

Access

  • FromGifu Station
    【Gifu Sta.】Gifu Bus N80 / for Nagarabashi
    →【Gifu Park/Museum of History Bus Stop】 →  about a 3-minute walk
    →【Mount Kinka Ropeway Sta.】Mount Kinka Ropeway / for Sancho
    →【Mount Kinka Ropeway Sancho Sta.】→ abouta  10-minute walk
  • FromMeitetsu Gifu Station
    【Meitetsu Gifu Sta.】Gifu Bus N80 / for Nagarabashi
    →【Gifu Park/Museum of History Bus Stop】 →  about a 3-minute walk
    →【Mount Kinka Ropeway Sta.】Mount Kinka Ropeway / for Sancho
    →【Mount Kinka Ropeway Sancho Sta.】→ abouta  10-minute walk
  • FromChubu Centrair Airport
    【Chubu Airport Sta.】Meitetsu Airport Line / for Shinunuma
    →【Kanayama Sta.】Meitetsu Nagoya Airport Line μ-SKY / for Meitetsu Gifu
    →【Meitetsu Gifu Sta.】Gifu Bus N80 / Nagarabashi
    →【Gifu Park/Museum of History Bus Stop】→  about a 3-minute walk
    →【Mount Kinka Ropeway Sta.】Mount Kinka Ropeway / for Sancho
    →【Mount Kinka Ropeway Sancho Sta.】→ abouta  10-minute walk

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