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One of only 12 castles in Japan that still have their original castle keep!

[Ages 6-15] Admission Ticket to Maruoka Castle, Selected as One of Japan’s Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots


  • A confirmation email for your reservation will be sent to you within 48 hours.
    *If your reservation cannot be completed, WAmazing Play will process your refund.
  • Reservation Time:
  • Supported Languages:
1 Person
10 People
Min. Participants Required For Activity:
1 Person
Payment Method:
Price USD 0.96
Age (Min.):
6 years old
Booking deadline:
1 day prior by 17:00


One of the twelve original castle keeps!

This castle keep was constructed prior to the Edo period and is still well-preserved, Maruoka Castle has been recognized as one of the 100 fine castles in Japan. It stands as a precious example of a castle keep, and it is the sole remaining in the Hokuriku region.

Designated as Important Cultural Property

There are 12 existing castle keeps in Japan. They are designated as national important cultural properties and have been carefully preserved.

There is also a lot to see around the castle!

There are many highlights around the castle, such as the ruins of the Maruoka Domain Battery
and the bulletin board for the winning entries of the Ippitsu Keijou ("A Brief Message from the Heart" Letter Contest) Prize!


  • A text message (containing a QR code and e-ticket download link) will be sent to your registered email address after your reservation is completed.

  • Please present your QR code voucher at the ticket counter and scan the code to enter the facility on the day of the event.

  • Please enjoy your visit to the castle, which has been selected as one of the 100 best castles in Japan.

Included in the Fee

Admission ticket to Maruoka Castle / Maruoka Museum of History and Folklore / Brief Message from the Heart Museum
Rest area / Luggage storage / Coin lockers / Wheelchair rental

Not included in the Fee

Other than the above

Meeting Place

Maruoka Castle

1-59, Kasumi-cho, Maruoka-cho, Sakai-shi, Fukui Prefecture


Nearest Station(1) JR Awara-Onsen Station → Route 87 Awara-Maruoka-Eiheiji Line, Maruoka Castle (Awara-Maruoka Line) (2) JR Maruoka Station bus stop

Directions to Nearest Station(1) A 1-minute walk from Maruoka Castle bus stop (2) A 15-minute walk from Maruoka Bus Terminal bus stop

Destination by TaxiMaruoka Castle

Cancellation Policy

No cancellation/changes can be made


*If you make a reservation for a date more than 30 days in advance, we will send you the QR code for your tickets approximately 30 days prior to your reservation.
[Opening Hours]
- 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (last admission at 4:30 PM)
- Open all year round
*Business periods and hours are subject to change or closure depending on the season.

[Free parking lot]
Parking lot in front of the Ippitsu Keijou-chaya Tea House (6:30 AM - 8:00 PM, 40 passenger cars)
North parking lot of the Brief Message from the Heart Museum (6:30 AM - 8:00 PM; 140 passenger cars, 4 buses)

- Smoking is completely prohibited inside Maruoka Castle and Kasumigajo Castle Park.
- As a rule, flying small unmanned aircraft (drones) and filming with small unmanned aircraft (drones) is prohibited around Maruoka Castle, a National Important Cultural Property, as well as Kasumigajo Park and connected facilities.


Maruoka Cultural Foundation

1-59 Kasumi-cho, Maruoka-cho, Sakai-shi, Fukui Prefecture 910-0231

Price(USD 0.96)