Koide Uchi Castle

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History

For more information see Ina Koide Castle.


Visit Notes

Koide-Uchijō is a significant remnant of the Koide Clan network of fortifications with castle ruins in the form of large, impressive karabori, and some obvious bailey spaces. It seems the site was used as a residence in the outer bailey; it sits between Fubukikaitojō to the northeast and Yakushidōjō to the southeast which together guarded it. The site is now forest and rice paddies. I saw a fox in the middle bailey.




Gallery
  • Steep ramparts and dry moat
  • Deep Karabori (dry moat) / trench


Castle Profile
English Name Koide Uchi Castle
Japanese Name 小出内城
Alternate Names 小井弓内城
Founder Koide Clan
Year Founded Medieval Era
Castle Type Hilltop
Castle Condition Ruins only
Historical Period Pre Edo Period
Artifacts Dorui, Karabori, Kuruwa
Features trenches
Visitor Information
Access Shimojima Station on the Iida Line; 14 minute walk
Visitor Information 24/7 free; fields / forest
Time Required 30 minutes
Location Ina, Nagano Prefecture
Coordinates 35° 48' 51.44" N, 137° 56' 13.20" E
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Admin
Added to Jcastle 2022
Contributor ART
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