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Royal Palace & Castle

Fukui Maruoka Castle entrance ticket

US$ 3.21
US$ 2.89
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  • Mobile voucherMobile voucher
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  • Cancellation availableCancellation available
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The oldest existing wooden castle,
Fukui Maruoka Castle

Introducing Fukui Maruoka Castle, the castle with the oldest castle tower in Japan. This castle, built in 1377, is famous for being the only castle in Japan that still has a capacity of 12,000 seats. It is a famous spot in Fukui that many tourists visit for its magnificent castle structure and standing tall amidst beautiful nature.


Fukui's best attractions,
Maruoka Castle

Maruoka Castle, located in Maruoka-cho, Sakai City, Fukui Prefecture, is a cultural property created during the Azuchi Momoyama period. This is a castle with the oldest castle tower in Japan. It is said that it is a more beautiful place if you visit when the cherry blossoms are in bloom, so if you are planning to visit, please refer to this as a tip! Enjoy a leisurely tour of the castle and take in the beautiful surrounding scenery. It’s great to take great photos with the scenery in the background! Take a walk with your loved ones and have fun at Maruoka Castle.

Introduction to major attractions

Japan's only 12,000-seat castle:
Maruoka Castle is the only existing castle in Japan with a capacity of 12,000 seats. The 12,000-seok castle was considered a large castle in feudal Japan, and shows the historical importance of Maruoka Castle.

Magnificent castle structure:
Maruoka Castle boasts a magnificent castle structure. The three-story castle tower and various castle buildings are well preserved, and you can vividly feel the appearance of the time.

Historical Significance:
Maruoka Castle is a castle with a long history. It was the residence of several feudal lords from the Sengoku period to the Edo period, and played an important role in Japanese history.

Cultural property value:
Maruoka Castle has been designated as an important cultural property of Japan. It is highly regarded not only for its architectural value, but also for its historical and cultural value.


What's Included

  • Fukui Maruoka Castle entrance ticket

What's Not Included

How To UseHow To Use

  • Mobile voucher sent via email immediately after purchasing the product
  • Present the voucher at the ticket office on the day of use and exchange it for a physical ticket
  • Voucher validity period: Valid within 30 days from the reservation date

address :
Maruoka Castle
Japan 〒910-0231 Fukui, Sakai, Maruokacho Kasumicho, 1 Chome−59
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operating time :
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (last admission 4:30 PM)

Open all year round
* Temporary closures may occur, so please refer to the official website before visiting. Check


일본 〒910-0231 Fukui, Sakai, Maruokacho Kasumicho, 1 Chome−59


What to RememberWhat to Remember

  • Children under 6 years old are free.
  • On the day of the performance, you can come to the box office and present the QR code to exchange your admission ticket.
  • Please present the QR code at the Maruoka Castle ticket booth on the day of use.
  • The voucher is valid for up to 30 days from the reservation date.
  • Opening periods and times may change or be closed depending on the season, so please check in advance. Check
  • If the voucher is unused, a free refund is possible until the voucher expiration date. (Otherwise refunds are not possible)
  • It takes about 50 minutes by Keifuku bus from JR Fukui Station.
  • It takes about 20 minutes by Keifuku bus from JR Awara Onsen Station.
  • If the entire castle is temporarily closed, we will notify you in advance on the website. (Individual guidance is not provided.)
  • After ticket exchange, cancellation or change is not possible, and re-entry is not possible.

Cancellation and Refund

Cancellation is possible without fee until the designated date. If the designated date has passed, cancellation and refund are not possible.
After exchange, refunds, changes, and re-entry are not possible.
US$ 3.21
US$ 2.89

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