Takijiri Castle

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History

Takijiri-jō is said to have been established in the Kamakura Period by the Koyama Clan. In 1336 the Koyama Clan held this fortification as allies of the Southern Court. Today there is nothing left except some clumped up earthen wall remains (dorui). The site is now a shrine.

Visit Notes

On the site of Suwa Shrine.

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Castle Profile
English Name Takijiri Castle
Japanese Name 滝尻城
Founder Koyama
Year Founded 1185-1333
Castle Type Flatland
Castle Condition Ruins only
Designations
Historical Period Pre Edo Period
Features
Visitor Information
Access Izumi Sta. (Joan Line), 15 mins walk
Visitor Information 24/7, free
Time Required 15 minutes
Location Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture
Coordinates 36° 56' 48.62" N, 140° 51' 29.92" E
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Contributor ART
Added to Jcastle 2016


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