The ruins are the final battlefield of Toyotomi Hideyoshi's unification of Japan, and have been proclaimed a National Historic Site by the Japanese government. There are no buildings at the castle ruins, but remains of the stone walls and moats, considered to be the oldest in the Tohoku region, can be found, allowing you to explore the past.
The Kunohe Castle Volunteer Guide Association gives tours of the historical site of Kunohe Castle. The tour shows you the castle ruins while giving a clear picture of the history of Kunohe Castle and the highlights of the ruins. Tours are offered on weekends and holidays from 10:00-15:00 from April to November. Please make a reservation in advance if you would like a tour on a weekday or for a group.
- Ninohe City Tourism Association
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