The Takeda Castle, constructed on the mountain at 353 meters of altitude,
is one of the hundred famous castles in Japan.
In autumn early on the morning, fog can be seen when the sky is clear. The view is such that the castle can be seen surrounded by a sea of clouds, thus resembling a castle floating in the sky.
As time goes by, visitors have given the names of “castle floating in the sky” or “Japan’s Machu Picchu” to the ruins of Takeda Castle.
At the moment, a great number of people already experienced the magical scenery of the ruins. It is definitely one of the must-see sites in Hyogo prefecture!
Learn more about the history from the construction to abandonment, view
artifacts and remains such as stone walls and trenches, admire the sea
Enjoy the many facinating features of Takeda Castle to your heart's content at the information Center.
Over the centuries, the mines of the Tajima area prospered and played an important part in the modernization of Japan. During the Meiji era, a road for carrying ores, was built and linked the mine of Ikuno, Mikobata and Akenobe.
The mines, became an important producer of ores for Japan, the “Road of Ores” has been listed as one of the 33 Japanese industrial heritage’s sites.
Asago art village provides new space for art with both an indoor museum
and a vast outdoor sculpture park. The Asago museum is situated just in
front of a huge rock-fill dam.
The museum permanently exhibits the works of the sculptor Toshio Yodoi, a pioneer of Japanese modern and contemporary arts, who was born in Asago.
Let's enjoy Onsen in Asago City:
The park Oomachi is situated on the slope of a mountain.Tajima's one of the most famous spots of Wisteria.