Japanese Machu Picchu: Takeda Castle

Good (early) morning. It’s Mr. Wada back on duty. Why early? It’s because we are going to Machu Picchu…..in Japan. Takeda Castle! Contents1 About Takeda Castle2 Ritsu-unkyou (立雲峡)3 Takeda Castle (竹田城)4 Lastly About Takeda Castle Since Takeda Castle has been introduced on TV as Japanese Machu Picchu, it’s become one of the popular sightseeing places in Hyogo Prefecture. (Photo credit: Takeshi KOUNO) Apparently it appears in the clouds like this once in a while under some conditions in autumn, so it is NOT expected this time (it was March). Ritsu-unkyou (立雲峡) We shall start with where that photo was taken, Ritsu-unkyou. From the parking we have to climb up the