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Sasayama Castle, Sasayama

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Sasayama Castle is a Japanese castle in Sasayama, Hyōgo, Japan.HistoryConstruction 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; the plan of the castle was done by Tōdō Takatora. It is said that 20 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.Sasayama 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 it was torn down in 1871.Almost all of the buildings in the castle were destroyed after the Meiji Restoration, except for the Ōshoin (Grand Hall). However, the Ōshoin was destroyed during a firebombing air raid by American forces in 1944. It was reconstructed in 2000.AccessNikaimachi Stop of Shinki Bus
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  • Hyakumeizan (百名山) Castle stamps because I visited. Press stamp exhibits, stamp paid facilities, but only if you're good at free and it was. What was once on the grounds to show had been. As a tourist, but time is okay.
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  • I wanted to see the cherry blossoms in full bloom. Unfortunately smaller when you visit from only Festival banners, paper lantern, kanban, 堅shi bud didn't. Hotel was closed Monday, passes under the splendid stone wall, put on the site. 360 is recommended in the rising degree of sasayama city skyline views too tightly.
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  • Sasayama Castle is a stone wall of the castle is not size, curvy is great. The Majesty of the Castle will be transmitted. I'd leave the atmosphere of the former Castle and moat to take a stroll along with the presence of the Castle enjoys a good.
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  • A nice view in a small town. I enjoyed the sites from the ruins.
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  • It is a large study has been faithfully reproduced. It is built similar to the Palace of Nijo castle. This is good and see is it (laughs)
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  • It is a space walk came from a neighboring kindergarten, spacious and pleasant.
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  • 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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