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Takatenjin Castle Ruins

takatenjin castle ruins

It is a Yamashiro during the Warring States period, which was called "What controls Takatenjin controls Enshu." Tokugawa and Takeda fought a fierce battle. The Takatenjin roku toride and the remains that were built as an attached castle remain in the surrounding area. It was selected as one of the 100 Fine Castles in Japan.

[Continued 100 Fine Castles in Japan, Takatenjin Castle]

A fierce battlefield where Shingen Takeda, Katsuyori's parents and children and Ieyasu Tokugawa fought

​ Kamihijikata Minemukai, Kakegawa City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Yokochi Castle Ruins

yokoji castle ruins

Yamashiro built by Yokoji clan. Yokoji Taro Ienaga, the founder of Yokoji, is said to be the deceased child of Minamoto no Yoshiie (Hachiman taro yoshiie). It is designated as a national historic site as the Kikugawa Castle Ruins (Takada Oyashiki Ruins, Yokoji Castle Ruins).

Yokoji Castle Ruins

In Higashiyokoji, Kikugawa City, Shizuoka Prefecture


Katsumata Castle Ruins

katsumata castle ruins

Yamashiro built by Katsumata clan. It is located in the uppermost part of the Katsumata River, about 100 to 130 meters above sea level, which is connected to the Makinohara Plateau. Katsumata clan and Yokoji clan fought with Yoshitada Imagawa and lost, and Katsumata Castle also fell. A historic site designated by Shizuoka Prefecture.

Katsumata Castle Ruins

2160-5 Katsuta, Makinohara City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Suwahara Castle Ruins

suwahara castle ruins

​ Takeda Katsuyori built the castle as a base for the invasion of Totoumi. It is called Suwahara Castle because it enshrined Suwa Myojin, the guardian deity of the Takeda family, in a corner of the castle.

Nationally designated historic site. ​

Suwahara Castle Ruins

​ 1174 Kikugawa, Shimada City, Shizuoka Prefecture

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