The park uses the castle ruins of one of the former Nine Castles of Awa, Muya Castle. The site is also known as a great cherry blossom viewing spot, and the flower viewing season in spring attracts a bustling crowd of viewers.
The lookout that commands a panoramic view of Naruto’s cityscape is also a must-see!
In March 2016, the keep replica that housed the former Prefectural Torii Memorial Museum reopened as Toriide Naruto, after undergoing renovation to become the city’s disaster shelter and a hub for social gatherings.
【Business hours】 *Myokensan Park is open to visitors year round.
＜Toriide Naruto＞ 9:00am – 4:00pm (Open: Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays)
・About 20 minutes walk from JR Naruto Station ・Board local bus (Kitasako Line) at JR Naruto Station → Get off at Myokensan Park → Walk for 5 minutes
・About 10 minutes by car from Naruto IC, Kobe Awaji Naruto Expressway
【Address】 Hayasaki Kitatono, Muya-cho, Naruto-shi
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