Come see "Our Leader" Uesugi Kenshin, at his castle on Mt.Kasuga!
Uesugi Kenshin was a well-known military leader during Japan's warring states period and he remains famous to this day. The remains of his castle are on Mt. Kasuga.
Gaze out on the Kubiki Plains as Uesugi Kenshin once did and see such things as a 500 year-old pine tree and a large well that has stood the test of time. A local guide will show you the remains of Kasugayama castle where Uesugi Kenshin and his vassals once lived.
Kasugayama Castle Ruins Course: Starting at the foot of Uesugi Kenshin's statue, see the 500 year-old pine tree, inner citadel, Bishamondo (hall containing Vaisravana, the guardian god of Buddhism), Naoe's residence, Senganmon gate, Kasugayama Shrine and finally back to Uesugi Kenshin's statue.
|Open hours:||Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from April to the end of July and Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from September to the end of October.|
|Program hours:||10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.|
|Time required:||1 hour, 30 minutes|
|Reservations:||No reservations necessary. Meeting place (Kasugayama Castle Ruins beneath the Uesugi Kenshin statue)|
|Number of participants:||between 1 and 15 people.|
|Apply to:||(public company) Joetsu Kanko Convention Kyokai (Joetsu Tourism and Convention Association)|