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Beautiful Night Views in Kokura City (Kokura, Fukuoka)
Night view in Kokura in wintertime is fantastic! Kokura castle was beautifully lit up!         ...
2017.01.28
Historical Yanagawa City (Yanagawa, Fukuoka)
Yanagawa-shi, Fukuoka prefecture is known as a place where Hakushu Kitahara, the famous Japanese poet, was bor ...
2017.01.24
Stonewall for castle
Feudal warlord Shingen Takeda didn’t stay in a castle but Tsutsujigasakiyakata. Do you know the largest ...
2016.06.02
Ueda Castle
Ueda Castle (上田城) Information: It was attacked by Hidetada Tokugawa ( the son of Ieyasu) but kept to protectin ...
2010.07.02
Hachigata Castle
Hachigata Castle (鉢形城) Information: It was a natural fort which has Arakawa at the back and has the Fukazawa r ...
2009.05.19
Shuri Castle
Shuri Castle (首里城) Information : This area (excluding Shuri restored castle) is one of? the world heritage sit ...
2009.02.25
Nakagusku Castle
Nakagusku Castle? (中城城) Information : Gosamaru fought with Amawari and was defeated in 1458. One of the world ...
2009.02.25
Nakijin Castle
Nakijin Castle (今帰仁城) Information : It is also called Nakijin Gusuku or Hokuzan castle. During Sanzan period ( ...
2009.02.25
Kagoshima Castle
Kagoshima Castle? (鹿児島城) Information : The castle, also called Tsurumaru castle(鶴丸城), was built by Iehisa Shim ...
2009.02.25
Obi Castle
Obi Castle (飫肥城) Information : Also called Maizuru castle(舞鶴城), Obi castle was built by Tadatsugu Niiro in 145 ...
2009.02.25
Oka Castle
Oka Castle? (岡城) Information : This castle was built by Koreyoshi Ogata in 1185 in order to help Yoshitsune Mi ...
2009.02.25
Oita Funai Castle
Oita Funai Castle (大分府内城) Information : The main castle was burned in 1743. Turrets and gates was restored in ...
2009.02.25
Hitoyoshi Castle
Hitoyoshi Castle (人吉城) Built in : 1204-1206 The main lord of a castle : Nagayori Sagara In Use : Until 1871...
2009.02.25
Kumamoto Castle
Kumamoto Castle (熊本城) Information : In 1469 -1487, that Kikuchi clan built Chiba castle was the beginning. In ...
2009.02.25
Shimabara Castle
Shimabara Castle (島原城) Information : A west turret was restored in 1960 and the main castle was reconstructed ...
2009.02.25
Hirado Castle
Hirado Castle (平戸城) Information : Turrets, gates and stone walls have been walls remained. The main castle was ...
2009.02.25
Saga Castle
Saga Castle (佐賀城) Information : The main palace was restored in 2004. Built in : 1602 The main lord of a castl ...
2009.02.25
Yoshinogari Ruins
Yoshinogari Ruins (吉野ヶ里遺跡) Information : Yoshinogari was the first fort in Japan. The ruins are very widesprea ...
2009.02.25
Nagoya Castle (Saga)
Nagoya Castle (Saga) (名護屋城) Information : For two Japanese invasions of Korea by the order from Hidesyoshi Toy ...
2009.02.25
Oono Castle
Oono Castle (大野城) Information : This castle built 7th century might be the first moutain castle in Japan. Buil ...
2009.02.25
Fukuoka Castle
Fukuoka Castle (福岡城) Information : After Sekigahara war, this castle was built by Nagamasa Kuroda who was a so ...
2009.02.25
Kochi Castle
Kochi Castle (高知城) Information : It was built by Kazutoyo Yamanouchi who built Kakegawa castle as well and it ...
2009.02.25
Uwajima Castle
Uwajima Castle (宇和島城) Information : A first fort was built here in 941 by Toyasu Tachibana. Takatora Todo exte ...
2009.02.25
Oozu Castle
Oozu Castle (大洲城) Information : It was originally built by Toyofusa Utsunomiya, then extended by Takatora Todo ...
2009.02.25
Yuzuki Castle
Yuzuki Castle (湯築城) Built in : 14th century The main lord of a castle : Kawano clan In Use : Until 1585...
2009.02.25
Matsuyama Castle (Iyo)
Matsuyama Castle (松山城) Information : This is also called Katsuyama castle or Kinki castle, is one of the 12 ex ...
2009.02.25
Imabari Castle
Imabari Castle (今治城) Information : It is selected as one of three castles in the sea , built by Takatora Todo ...
2009.02.25
Marugame Castle
Marugame Castle (丸亀城) Information : This castle is one of the 12 existing main castles in Japan. Built in : 16 ...
2009.02.25
Takamatsu Castle
Takamatsu Castle (高松城) Information : It was also called Tamamo castle and now is used as a Tamamo Park. Built ...
2009.02.25
Tokushima Castle
Tokushima Castle (徳島城) Information : Eagle gate was restored in 1989. Built in : 1585 The main lord of a castl ...
2009.02.25
Hagi Castle
Hagi Castle (萩城) Information : This castle is also called Shizuki castle built by Terumoto Mouri who had to mo ...
2009.02.25
Iwakuni Castle
Iwakuni Castle (岩国城) Information : The main castle also called Yokoyama castle was restored in 1962 with six s ...
2009.02.25
Hiroshima Castle
Hiroshima Castle | 広島城 Information : It is also called Rijo (Carp Castle) built by Motonari Mouri in 1589, des ...
2009.02.25
Koriyama Castle
Koriyama Castle (吉田郡山城) Information : During Yoshida kouriyama war between Mouri clan and Amago clan in 1541 , ...
2009.02.25
Fukuyama Castle
Fukuyama Castle (福山城) Information : This castle is also called Iyo castle or Hisamatsu castle. The remained tu ...
2009.02.25
Okayama Castle
Okamoto Castle (岡山城) Information : Compared to Himeji castle called White heron castle, this castle painted bl ...
2009.02.24
Kino Castle
Kino Castle (鬼ノ城) Information : Kino castle ( lit: the castle of an ofre) , the mountain castle built in 7 th ...
2009.02.24
Bitchu Matsuyama Castle
Bitchu Matsuyama Castle (備中松山城) Information : Bitchu Matsuyama castle ,built on the top of (Gagyusan) ...
2009.02.24
Tsuyama Castle
Tsuyama Castle (津山城) Information : The place where the castle was built is now opened as a Kakuzan Park ( one ...
2009.02.24
Tsuwano Castle
Tsuwano Castle (津和野城) Information : Digs, stone walls and turrets have been remained. Built in : 1295 The main ...
2009.02.24
Gassan Toda castle
Gassan Toda castle (月山富田城) Information : It was the stronghold of Amago clan, was? the impregnable fortress Ca ...
2009.02.24
Matsue Castle
Matsue Castle (松江城) Information : Matsue castle also called Chidori castle is one of the 12 existing main cast ...
2009.02.24
Tottori Castle
Tottori Castle (鳥取城) Information : In 1580, troops of Hideyoshi Toyotomi attacked Chugoku region where Mouri c ...
2009.02.24
Wakayama Castle
Wakayama Castle (和歌山城) Information : It’s also called Takegaki castle or Torafusu castle had three stori ...
2009.02.24
Takatori Castle
Takatori Castle (高取城) Information : This castle was built on the top of (583m). Mmany digs and sto ...
2009.02.24
Ako Castle
Ako Castle (赤穂城) Information : A first castle was built here in 1466-1483 by Mitsuhiro Oka. Asano clan entered ...
2009.02.24
Himeji Castle
Himeji Castle (姫路城) Information : The most famous and beautiful castle in Japan, Himeji castle was inscripted ...
2009.02.24
Akashi Castle
Akashi Castle (明石城) Information : Also called Kinko castle, Akashi castle was built by Tadazane Ogasawara by u ...
2009.02.24
Sasayama Castle
Sasayama Castle (篠山城) Information : It’s also called Kirigajo. Stone walls and digs have been remained a ...
2009.02.24
Takeda Castle
Takeda Castle? (竹田城) Information : It is built in the top of a mountain of (Above sea level ...
2009.02.24

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