Koibuchi Castle

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History

Koibuchi Castle was built in the 14th century by the Edo Clan. They later changed their name to the Koibuchi Clan. It seems the site was abandoned before the Edo Period.

Visit Notes

Some overgrown embankments can be discerned, hinting at the layout of the castle. Otherwise there is not much to see of the castle but the site is also the location of a 17th century dwelling of a jizamurai family, the Nakasaki. Given the difference in time periods, the dwelling is not linked to the castle. The site also now hosts a shrine, Kashima-jinja.

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Castle Profile
English Name Koibuchi Castle
Japanese Name 鯉淵城
Founder Edo Clan
Year Founded 14th Century
Castle Type Flatland
Castle Condition Ruins only
Designations
Historical Period Pre Edo Period
Artifacts dorui
Features
Visitor Information
Access Uchihara Station on the Joban Line
Visitor Information Free, 24/7
Time Required 40 minutes
Location Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture
Coordinates 36° 20' 58", 140° 22' 18"
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Admin
Year Visited Viewer Contributed
Contributor ART
Added to Jcastle 2018


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