Ina Yokoyama Castle

From Jcastle.info
Revision as of 08:09, 27 July 2022 by ART (talk | contribs) (Created page with "{{Castle |English Name=Ina Yokoyama Castle |Japanese Name=伊那横山城 |Romaji Name=Ina-Yokoyamajō |Founder=Suwa Clan |Year Founded=Medieval Era |Castle Type=Mountaintop |...")
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)

InaYokohamajou (2).JPG

History

Although it is not known when Yokoyamajō was built or by whom, it seems quite likely that it was part of the network of fortifications protecting the uppermost part of the Ina Valley, which was Suwa Clan territory. In that case it was a satellite fortification of Ryūgasakijō. See: Ina Ryuugasaki Castle.


Visit Notes

There used to be a fortification ruin here but it was completely flattened by the development of a housing estate called Oh’ishidaira, and now nothing remains.




Gallery


Castle Profile
English Name Ina Yokoyama Castle
Japanese Name 伊那横山城
Founder Suwa Clan
Year Founded Medieval Era
Castle Type Mountaintop
Castle Condition Ruins only
Historical Period Pre Edo Period
Features
Visitor Information
Access Tatsuno Station on the Chūō Main Line and Iida Line; 25 minute walk
Visitor Information Access Limited
Time Required 10 minutes
Location Tatsuno, Nagano Prefecture
Coordinates 35° 58' 49.87" N, 138° 0' 31.18" E
Loading map...
Admin
Added to Jcastle 2022
Contributor ART
Admin Year Visited Viewer Contributed
Friends of JCastle
Oshiro Tabi Nikki


1.00
(one vote)
Add your comment
Jcastle.info welcomes all comments. If you do not want to be anonymous, register or log in. It is free.