Tsuyama Castle 津山城
|Admin's Rating||★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆|
|Historical Site||National Historic Site|
|Historical Value||Top 100 Castles|
|Location||Tsuyama, Okayama Pref.|
|Access||Tsuyama Sta. (Tsuyama Line); 15 min walk|
|Website||Tsuyama Castle 400th Anniversary Website|
|Notes||Even though there is only the one reconstructed yagura left, the tall stone walls remain in good condition.|
|History||For his success at the Battle of Sekigahara Mori Tadamasa was awarded part of the Mimasaka area. He started construction of the castle in 1604 and completed the castle in 1616. After four generations, the Mori were replaced by Matsudaira Nobutomi. Tsuyama Castle was one of the most well fortified castles ever constructed in Japan. It had so many yagura and gates it was considered to be over fortified. The castle was dismantled during the Meiji Restoration.|
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Tsuyama, Okayama Pref.