Ruins of Akashi Castle, Akashi

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Akashi Castle is a Japanese castle in Akashi, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.This castle was constructed by Ogasawara Tadazane as his own castle from 1617 to 1619 to watch over the western lords, by the order of Tokugawa Hidetada, on Mount Akamatsu. It is known Miyamoto Musashi helped too as he was invited by Ogasawara Tadanao as a "Construction Supervisor". The castle was built in one year, which was a relatively short amount of time. This was done so quickly because as a result of a 1615 law mandating one castle per clan, many castles were dismantled and parts of some were used to construct Akashi Castle.The castle was built in Akashi, which was an important strategic point between Osaka and western Japan, where many major tozama daimyo had their feudal estates. Akashi Castle was expected to play the role of a key staging point to stop a hypothetical invasion of Osaka.Akashi castle underwent major repairs in 1739, and was demolished by the Meiji Government in 1874.Cultural PropertyIn Akashi Castle, there are two Important Cultural Properties selected by Japanese government: Hitsujisaru YaguraTatsumi YaguraThese two yagura, or towers, are the castle's only remaining buildings.AccessSanyo Akashi Station of Sanyo Electric RailwayAkashi Station of JR Kobe Line
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  • And it is the adults thought a child's small castle is a castle is in fact hyakumeizan (百名山) Castle and Tower, stone also worth a look is! It is a moat one minute walk from train station!
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  • Akashi Castle JR Akashi Station North. And maintenance restoring the earthen walls bear two triple turrets, nice contrast with stone walls, beautiful. The left-handed GON tower was moved from Fushimi Castle said. Castle has built a huge tower, but is not built castles. It is fun to imagine if a castle was built on the ruins of this huge.
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  • Donjon of the Castle seen from the platform of Akashi Station. It seems like a castle. For the first time I saw this landscape is great. Akashi Castle was also found for the first time. Seen the view from the car window so you don't take a look at.
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  • Wonderful park with something for everyone. The main tower of Akashi Castle hasn't been reconstructed, but the walls and two turrets have been. The park is large and beautiful. There are sports fields, play grounds, picnic areas, ponds, streams and forest. It's a great place to go with family and friends. This is also a birding hotspot and a great place for nature lovers.
  • Shin is not that good
  • Beautiful landscape !
  • Nice park and a point of view of the city.
  • Very pretty and quiet

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