|English Name||Haga Castle|
|Castle Condition||No main keep but other buildings|
|Historical Period||Pre Edo Period|
|Main Keep Structure||Reconstructed turret|
|Features||turrets, stone walls|
|Access||Ikuno Sta. (Bantan Line); or bus from Himeji Sta.|
|Location||Shiso, Hyogo Prefecture|
|Coordinates||35° 9' 35", 134° 33' 1"|
|Year Visited||Viewer Contributed|
Haga Shichiro built the original fortification on this site around 1261. It was taken over by the Nakamura clan who ruled over this area until the end of the Sengoku Period. In 1580 the castle fell to Hideyoshi and was abandoned.
Best reached by private transportation. Nice little park, beautiful view of the valley below. Ongoing work. The yagura you see in the pictures is a mock yagura.
Photos by FrankT