Castles in Japan

2017-07-29T04:31:23+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Nagoya Castle, Azuchi Castle, Shuri Castle, Nagashima, Hikone Castle, Kōchi Castle, Nijō Castle, Odawara Castle, Okayama Castle, Osaka Castle, Shimabara Castle, Aizuwakamatsu Castle, Gifu Castle, Maruoka Castle, Inuyama Castle, Akita Castle, Hiroshima Castle, Hirado Castle, Fushimi Castle, Iwamura Castle, Edo Castle, Matsuyama Castle (Iyo), Himeji Castle, Ichijōdani Asakura Family Historic Ruins, Kanazawa Castle, Matsumoto Castle, Tokyo Imperial Palace, Kumamoto Castle, Jōkamachi, Kōgoishi, Matsumae Castle, Chashi flashcards Castles in Japan
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  • Nagoya Castle
    Nagoya Castle (名古屋城 Nagoya-jō) is a Japanese castle located in Nagoya, central Japan.
  • Azuchi Castle
    Azuchi Castle (安土城 Azuchi-jō) was one of the primary castles of Oda Nobunaga.
  • Shuri Castle
    Shuri Castle (首里城 Shuri-jō, Okinawan: Sui Gushiku) is a Ryūkyūan gusuku in Shuri, Okinawa.
  • Nagashima
    Nagashima (長島) was a series of fortresses and fortifications controlled by the Ikkō-ikki, a sect of warrior monks in Japan's Sengoku period who opposed samurai rule.
  • Hikone Castle
    Hikone Castle (彦根城 Hikone-jō) is a Japanese Edo-period castle in the city of Hikone, in Shiga Prefecture.
  • Kōchi Castle
    Kōchi Castle (高知城 Kōchi-jō) is a castle located in Kōchi, Kōchi Prefecture, Japan.
  • Nijō Castle
    Nijō Castle (二条城 Nijō-jō) is a flatland castle in Kyoto, Japan.
  • Odawara Castle
    Odawara Castle (小田原城 Odawara-jō) is a landmark in the city of Odawara in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
  • Okayama Castle
    Okayama Castle (岡山城 Okayama-jō) is a Japanese castle in the city of Okayama in Okayama Prefecture in Japan.
  • Osaka Castle
    Osaka Castle (大坂城 or 大阪城, Ōsaka-jō) is a Japanese castle in Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan.
  • Shimabara Castle
    Shimabara Castle (島原城 Shimabara-jō), also known as Moritake Castle (森岳城 Moritake-jō) and Takaki Castle (高来城 Takaki-jō), is a Japanese castle located in Shimabara, Hizen Province (present day Nagasaki prefecture).
  • Aizuwakamatsu Castle
    Aizu-Wakamatsu Castle (会津若松城 Aizu-Wakamatsu-jō), also known as Tsuruga Castle (鶴ヶ城 Tsuru-ga-jō) is a concrete replica of a traditional Japanese castle in northern Japan, at the center of the city of Aizuwakamatsu, in Fukushima Prefecture.
  • Gifu Castle
    Gifu Castle (岐阜城 Gifu-jō) is a castle located in the city of Gifu, Gifu Prefecture, Japan.
  • Maruoka Castle
    Maruoka Castle (丸岡城 Maruoka-jō) is a Japanese castle, located in Maruoka, Fukui, and famous for its donjon (tenshu), the oldest in Japan.
  • Inuyama Castle
    Inuyama Castle (犬山城 Inuyama-jō) is located in the city of Inuyama, Aichi Prefecture, Japan.
  • Akita Castle
    Akita Castle (秋田城 Akita-jō) refers to the ruins of a Nara period fortified settlement located in what is now the city Akita, Akita Prefecture, Japan.
  • Hiroshima Castle
    Hiroshima Castle (広島城 Hiroshima-jō), sometimes called Carp Castle (鯉城 Rijō), was a castle in Hiroshima, Japan that was the home of the daimyō (feudal lord) of the Hiroshima han (fief).
  • Hirado Castle
    Hirado Castle (平戸城 Hirado-jō) was the seat of the Matsura clan, the daimyo of Hirado Domain, of Hizen province, Kyūshū.
  • Fushimi Castle
    Fushimi Castle (伏見城 Fushimi-jō), also known as Momoyama Castle (桃山城 Momoyama-jō) or Fushimi-Momoyama Castle, is a castle in Kyoto's Fushimi Ward.
  • Iwamura Castle
    Iwamura Castle (岩村城 Iwamura-jō) was located in the southeastern area of Mino Province in Japan.
  • Edo Castle
    Edo Castle (江戸城 Edo-jō), also known as Chiyoda Castle (千代田城 Chiyoda-jō), is a flatland castle that was built in 1457 by Ōta Dōkan.
  • Matsuyama Castle (Iyo)
    Matsuyama Castle (松山城 Matsuyama-jō) is a flatland-mountain castle that was built in 1603 on Mount Katsuyama, whose height is 132 meters, in Matsuyama city in Ehime Prefecture (the former Iyo Province).
  • Himeji Castle
    Himeji Castle (姫路城 Himeji-jō) is a hilltop Japanese castle complex located in Himeji, in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.
  • Ichijōdani Asakura Family Historic Ruins
    The Ichijōdani Asakura Family Historic Ruins (一乗谷朝倉氏遺跡 Ichijōdani Asakura-shi Iseki) are historic ruins located in the Kidonouchi section of Fukui, Fukui Prefecture, Japan.
  • Kanazawa Castle
    Kanazawa Castle (金沢城 Kanazawa-jō) is a large, well-restored castle in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan.
  • Matsumoto Castle
    Matsumoto Castle (松本城 Matsumoto-jō) is one of Japan's premier historic castles, along with Himeji Castle and Kumamoto Castle.
  • Tokyo Imperial Palace
    The Tokyo Imperial Palace (皇居 Kōkyo, literally "Imperial Residence") is the primary residence of the Emperor of Japan.
  • Kumamoto Castle
    Kumamoto Castle (熊本城 Kumamoto-jō) is a hilltop Japanese castle located in Chūō-ku, Kumamoto in Kumamoto Prefecture.
  • Jōkamachi
    The term Jokamachi (castle town) refers to a type of urban structures in Japan in which the city surrounds a feudal lord’s castle.
  • Kōgoishi
    Kōgoishi (神篭石 or 神籠石) are earthenwork structures, on a stone foundation, constructed in Japan during the Asuka period, particularly in areas around Fukuoka, on the island of Kyūshū.
  • Matsumae Castle
    Matsumae Castle (松前城 Matsumae-jō) is a castle located in Matsumae in Hokkaidō, Japan, and is the northernmost castle in Japan.
  • Chashi
    Chashi (チャシ also 砦) is the Japanese term for the hilltop fortifications of the Ainu.