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Sasayama Castle, Sasayama
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Sasayama Castle is a Japanese castle in Sasayama, Hyōgo, Japan.HistoryConstruction of this castle was begun by the order of Tokugawa Ieyasu in 1608 and it was completed in six months. Ikeda Terumasa was in charge of the construction and the plan of the castle was done by Tōdō Takatora. It is said that twenty daimyo were mobilized for the construction. The castle was so well designed that Ieyasu commanded that the tenshu, or keep, not be constructed because he feared that it would be used as a base against him.The castle was held by the Aoyama clan for 123 years during the Edo period. The first Aoyama lordship of the castle started in 1748, and continued until the castle was torn down in 1871.Almost all of the buildings in the castle were destroyed after the Meiji Restoration, except for the Ōshoin, or the Grand Hall of the castle. However, the Ōshoin was destroyed during a firebombing air raid by American forces in 1944. It was reconstructed in 2000.AccessNikaimachi Bus Stop of Shinki Bus
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  • I went to the Hotseat when the autumn leaves. It is a splendid building was not in the study. Behind the site "lavatory","co-sponsor" clearly visible and so was imagination. It is also good.
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  • Sasayamaguchi station take bus, get off at the second floor city bus stop, was a 5-minute walk. Castle was a compact impression was and remains stone wall and moat. Thought it is invisible is admired for its magnificent stone walls while walking, and, indeed, is a castle built in preparation for the battle.
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  • Made build the castle is difficult to defend from the enemy's camp said the virtuoso TODO Kagetora and signs; Is very short with the moat and in the fortress is a plains and low position of the honmaru. With this compared to other castles and cheap? Visit the thought. Academy on Monday did not in the closed, the other Castle could tour. Displayed at the plate following the Academy Castle served as their residence. Location up several steps at the back of the left corner was "Castle". Comparison here is relatively low. Referred to Ieyasu defend downfield toward the Japan Sea Castle, but is it? It seems.
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  • A nice view in a small town. I enjoyed the sites from the ruins.
  • Sasayama Castle is a castle built in the life of Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu ago Sekigahara. Maybe there was some sense remedial as daimyo of the Western. Therefore initially Matsudaira, Edo was the residence of Mr. Aoyama restoration celebrates. With originally no Castle castle ninomaru Palace of Nijo castle-stand (toozamurai) is similar. That can be compared as 1 daimyo's Castle-Palace of Nijo castle (for General) seems to be able is quite impressive. (Completed in 2000) reconstruction of course what is good. Study remained in the castle was destroyed in the late Edo period at all, such as it is, but 0/1944 in the air raid, were lost in a fire caused by accidental fire. What a waste. Let's take a look at study is paid. Around the corridors of the Palace while viewing. Remains of buildings behind the large Academy once was is now obsolete. Tower views and left behind in the study could not keep. Lush green mountains and blue sky, very nice.
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  • Castle ruin, as well as around the town take a look at! And prosperous than you think, was to glimpse remnants of once.
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  • Used in the movie have you seen the drama! Great!
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  • It is comparable to the Kyoto Nijo castle ninomaru Palace-samurai in the same building as a wooden residential building very large, existing buildings. Toshiie goes to General Kyoto Palace of Nijo castle is made and when the building first class became a livelihood from the large study is one with unprecedented scale and traditional Thai architecture is, as of 1.
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