竹田城

Top 10 Most Searched Japanese Castle Today.

Which castles are most popular in Japan? Following ranking is a top 10 most searched castles of Japan. Takeda Castle (Volume 60,500/month) Takeda Castle is a mountain castle in Hyogo. This castle became famous for sea of ​​clouds. Matsumoto Castle (Volume 40,500/month) Matsumoto Castle is a accessible from Tokyo and photogenic castle. This is the closest castle which has an authentic donjon from Tokyo. Kumamoto Castle (Volume 40,500/month) Kumamoto Castle is a very popular among castle fans in Japan. The builder of the castle Kato Kiyomasa is respected castle builder of Japan. Inuyama Castle (Volume 40,500/month) Inuyama Castle is a photogenic castle which has an authentic donjon. The downtown area is too a popular sightseeing sight. Odawara Castle (Volume 33,100/month) […]

鬼ノ城

Tips of Enjoying Japanese Castles: Its Location and History

古代山城 (Kodai Yamajiro)-Ancient mountain castles 中世山城 (Chusei Yamajiro)-medieval mountain castles 近世山城 (Kinsei Yamajiro)-early modern mountain castles 平山城 (Hirayamajiro)-a castle built on a hill in a plain 平城 (Hirajiro)-a castle built in a plain 城柵 (Jyosaku)- Ancient Guardian Office Ancient Fortress Foreign Style was built in Order to Counter the Invading Forces from the Tang and Baekje Ancient mountain castles in Japan are built in Asuka to Nara period in the West Japan. The mountain castles have many similarities with Korean Peninsula castles because Baekje nobility that had been exiled from the current Korean Peninsula was the guidance of architecture.Typical one is Onojo. The castles are only barricaded in the war […]