Ueda Castle Ruins (上田城跡) is located in Ueda city where is east area in Nagano Prefecture. Ueda castle is the most popular sightseeing place in Ueda city. The castle was built in the 16th century by Sanada Masayuki（真田昌幸） who is very popular samurai “Sanada Yukimura（真田幸村）”‘s father. Ueda castle has never been attacked, so it is said to be auspicious. Currently, there is a famous park with a thousand cherry blossom that blooms in April. You can walk about 10 minutes from Ueda station. One of the best access historical site in Ueda city from Ueda station.
Ueda Castle, opening hours?
|ADDRESS||4-6 Ninomaru, Ueda, Nagano 386-0026|
|PARKING||There is parking both free and pay.|
|OPENING HOURS||Any time is OK|
ACCESS FROM TOKYO TO UEDA CASTLE
From the nearest station to Ueda castle
The nearest station of Ueda castle is Ueda Station. Ueda Station is the shinkansen station of Hokuriku Shinkansen. One of the best access station from Tokyo to Nagano Prefecture.
Access from Haneda Airport to Ueda castle
1, Approximately 20 minutes, Haneda Airport International Terminal Station to Hamamatucho Station (490 yen/ Tokyo-Monorail Local)
2, Approximately 7 minutes, Hamamatucho Station to Tokyo Station (160 yen/ Keihintohoku Line Local)
3, Approximately 1 hour 30 minutes, Tokyo Station to Ueda Station (6,470 yen/ Hokuriku Shinkansen Hakutaka)
Access from Narita Airport to Ueda castle
1, Approximately 1 hour, Narita Airport International Terminal 1 to Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit (1,000 yen/ Narita-Airport Limousine Bus Airport Shuttle Bus)
2, Approximately 1 hour 30 minutes, Tokyo Station to Ueda Station (6,470 yen/ Hokuriku Shinkansen Hakutaka)
UEDA CASTLE RUINS MAP
UEDA CASTLE TRIPADVISOR
POINT TO ENJOY UEDA CASTLE
Ueda castle cherry blossom, sen-bon zakura
Ueda Castle Ruins is well known as a beautiful cherry blossom place in Nagano prefecture. There is a special festival every year while in April. Many cherry blossoms are called “Sen-bon zakura” that means one thousand cherry blossom trees. While the festival, sen-bon zakura is lighted, this scene is really beautiful!
Ueda castle autumn
Ueda Castle is also a place of beautiful autumn leaves in Nagano prefecture! Every November is the best season, a special festival is held. While the festival, visitor can eat a lot of local foods in Ueda city!
Ueda Restaurant, Lunch, Soba near Ueda castle
We recommend “Kurostubo” where is Soba restaurant near the Ueda castle. This shop’s duck soba is so delicious! If you want to visit Kurotsubo, you should visit just opening hours at 11:30!
POINTS TO BE CAREFUL OF UEDA CASTLE
Ueda castle museum, Sanadamaru museum
There was Sanadamaru Museum that is related to the special historical drama “Sanadamaru” that is broad by Japan Broadcasting Corporation. There are many location spots of this drama in Ueda city. So Ueda city public office opened the museum while only two years. Unfortunately, the museum is nothing now.
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