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Kaminoyama Castle is a hirayama-style Japanese castle located in the center of the city of Kaminoyama, eastern Yamagata Prefecture, Japan. Throughout the Edo period, Kaminoyama Castle was the headquarters for the daimyō of Kaminoyama Domain. The castle was also known as "Tsukoka-jō".HistoryThe first castle on this site dates to the early Muromachi period, when the area was under the control of the Tendō clan. The area was contested between the Mogami clan and the Date clan, changing hands several times. The foundations of the present castle were built by Takenaga Yoshitada, a retainer of the Mogami, in 1535. However, after the establishment of the Tokugawa shogunate, the Mogami were dispossessed, and a new 40,000 koku domain, Kaminoyama Domain was created. Thereafter the castle and Kaminoyama Domain passed through a number of daimyo clans, often for only a generation or two, and its revenues were often reduced. Under the Toki clan, a donjon was built, but it was destroyed when the clan was transferred elsewhere in 1692. In 1697, the castle came under the control of the Fujii branch of the Matsudaira clan, which continued to rule over Kaminoyama Domain until the Meiji restoration.To visit Kaminoyama Castle and other attractions in Kaminoyama, use our Kaminoyama vacation builder.
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歴史が古いことがわかりました。 徳川家康の家来みたいです。 歴史人物も沢山みました！ 城の中が、近代的でした！Find old history. Like a vassal of Tokugawa Ieyasu. Historical figures also have tried many! It was modern in the Castle!View original
かみのやま温泉駅を出ると、右手の丘の上に天守が望めます。残念ながら模擬天守のようですが、温泉街とあわせて訪れると良さそうです。天守のある公園の北側には当時の武家屋敷が現役で利用されながら残っていますので、あわせて巡ってみましょう。Bite kaminoyama Onsen station to leave and overlooking the castle on the Hill on the right. Unfortunately seems to mock castle, town and along comes good. While on the north side of the Castle Park and offers active-duty Samurai at that time, so let's also up for grabs.View original
山形城もあったけどあえて上山城に行きました。展望台まで行けば上山町が一望に出来ました。 相撲とりの出羽って実寸大の銅像がありました。 入園料は420円でした。 時間は17時までになるので早めに入ってくださいね（＾_＾）Yamagata Castle was deliberately went on the fortress. Go to the lookout overlooking Kamiyama-Cho! There was full-scale DEWA wrestler's bronze statue. Admission is ¥ 420. It time until 5 pm so come early (^ _ ^)View original
Wonderful kaminoyama castle! Valuable castle and interesting to people. Satisfied all service to the guest.
Interesting for historical story.
ちゃりーこぎこぎInside the Museum is a content-rich than someone else's Castle. Hot air is weak. First floor somewhere in somehow like the world. I also put up here.View original
佐々木茂伸On the castle is spectacular, but around the foot spot, kaminoyama city views from the parking lot of the Park. It is ideal for walks in the morning to kaminoyama Onsen.View original
Saki missieCherry blossoms are in bloom went around April, was beautiful. A little Hill so you can look town. I think Park is a good size.View original
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