The area is famous for beautiful cherry blossoms and was registered as one of the 100 best cherry blossom spots in Japan.
No castle buildings remain today and only ruins of the castle tower and the second compounds are preserved. The surrounding area was converted into a public park, which is busy with lots of visitors during the cherry blossom season, as many trees, mainly Somei Yoshino cherry surround the most.
How to get there:
- Take a bus on a regular route at JR Tottori station, get off at Nishimachi in 8 minutes and walk for 5 minutes
Take a 100 yen bus on a circular route, get off at Jinpukaku- Kenritsu-hakubutsukan-mae and walk for 5 minutes