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Shiroishi Castle, Shiroishi

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Shiroishi Castle is a Japanese castle in Shiroishi, Miyagi, within what was Mutsu Province. It was the castle of the Katakura clan, which was a family of retainers serving the Date clan of Sendai. It was also the headquarters of the Ōuetsu Reppan Dōmei in 1868.Early historyThe castle was originally founded in the Kamakura era, by the Karita clan.Sengoku EraIn 1591, during the late Azuchi-Momoyama era, the castle was held as an outpost by the Gamō clan, ruled by the senior retainer Gamō Satonari.Edo EraBeginning in 1600, the castle and its environs were located in the Sendai Domain. From 1600 onward, Shiroishi Castle was ruled by the Katakura clan, who were retainers of the Date clan of Sendai. It was also one of the exceptions to the Tokugawa shogunate's rule of one castle per domain.Boshin WarThe castle was the meeting place for the delegates of the northern domains in early 1868, during the Boshin War. It then became the headquarters of the Ōuetsu Reppan Dōmei. The castle was then occupied by the Imperial Japanese Army. It was briefly placed in the care of the Nanbu clan of Morioka, but was demolished in 1875. The Katakura family and its retainers then went north and settled in Hokkaidō.
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  • 因為沒有特別調查過,選擇了從新幹線車站走過來。 真的是有點遠。 還好城邊就有一家大超市,結果因為錯過櫻花開花,只看到染成粉紅色的排水道。 於是就到超市閒逛了。 
  • Castle is compact. Castles appeared and parked the car at the City Hall, walk up the Hill. Buy tickets at the ticket vending machines. If only the castle is 300 yen. Myuujiamu? Also there were only site. As Word of mouth here, on the ground floor of the Castle armor has two, less history article. So small to juro no knowledge about the people who "phew-I ' I feel. No article on the second floor only the views. Up on the 3rd floor with good views. Visit once, but not much of the castle is 10 minutes. I wonder if. Souvenir shop located in your Castle, sword-holding earpick will sell about 400 Yen. This is recommended.
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  • Restored three-storied Tower (donjon), shimmering white and silvery tiles shine stone better. Views from the top of the Castle Tower, downtown shiroishi and ZAO mountain range. Admission 300 yen. Big gate one, as was the Castle castle except from the Mikado enters the Castle and is located on the corner, once lined with flat-type.
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