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Visit castles of Tokyo

Odawara Castle

Today, rather than hordes of bloodthirsty samurai, it’s selfie-stick wielding tourists that besiege Japan’s castles. Not raining arrows but dropped litter that haunts their keepers’ dreams. Nevertheless, there’s no better window into the Japan of feudal warlords and internecine strife than a trip to one of these fortresses. In and around Tokyo there are plenty […]