Source: YouTube Bird’s-Eye View Video Of Hikone Castle Showcases The Beauty Of Japan’s National Treasure 2017-02-03 Fri 2017-02-03 Fri In Japan, castles are preserved as some of the most magnificent remnants of history, and while there are over one hundred still standing today, the country was once dotted with as many as five thousand of them. But despite the large number of castles in Japan, only five have been designated as national treasures — one of them being Hikone Castle (彦根城/Hikonejō) in Shiga Prefecture. Source: YouTube Hikone Castle was completed in 1622 and used by feudal lords until 1868. For centuries the castle has been revered for its unique architectural design and impressive state of preservation, and its beauty can now be appreciated from a rare bird’s-eye view video. Produced by DJI, “Stunning aerial image of HIKONE CASTLE” captures stunning images that showcase this esteemed landmark from a new perspective. Source: YouTube Source: YouTube The video shows the glory of the hilltop castle from high up above, revealing the many faces it wears throughout the course of the day. While the footage shows Hikone Castle standing tall during the serene winter season, the landmark is also a popular spot to enjoy the blooming of cherry blossoms in the spring. See Hikone Castle in all its beauty: By - grape Japan editorial staff. Source:DJI - Stunning aerial image of HIKONE CASTLE Tags: Drone / Hikone Castle / Hikonejō / Japan / Shiga Prefecture / Video / YouTube grape Japan Culture Bird’s-Eye View Video Of Hikone Castle Showcases The Beauty Of Japan’s National Treasure Related Article Stunning Painting-Like Photography Shows Off The Beauty Of Rainy Season In Japan Popular Japanese “Schoolgirl” Might Be More Human Than Us Now Japanese Police Finally Arrest 74-Year Old Ninja Thief Japanese Style Candied Sweet Potato Fries Coming To McDonald’s Japan Japanese Bodybuilder Introduces His Cute Pets With DBZ Kamehameha Posing Routine Enjoy Watermelon flavoured frozen tapioca this summer!