No. 263: Ishishio Castle (Harima’s largest mountain castle by Mr. Akamatsu)
Okshio CastleIs a castle in Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture.
It is also called “dioramansion”.
The famous tribe that was the Harima GuardianMr. AkamatsuA huge castle built as the home ofWhite Flag Castle，Impression CastleWithAkamatsu Castle ruinsAsCountry Historic SitesIs specified.
Of the Year 1441The Rebellion of YoshikichiRevived Mr. Akamatsu, who was the downfall ofMasanori AkamatsuIt is said that the castle was built in 1469.
Thereafter, it functions as a stronghold of Mr. Akamatsu over the five generations, but has invaded Harima by the life of Oda Nobunaga in 1577Hideyoshi Hashiba, Head wasNorifusa Akamatsu(Tassels) surrender.
In 1580, the castle was abandoned and the materialsHimeji CastleIt has been diverted to.
We have been revised to the local Information board.
The Honmaru that corresponds to the round of the filling, and the west side and the ridge muscle in the south from Ninomaru which can be called the real center of the west Side are developed widely, and the large stone wall can be seen on the small ridge in the southwest.
[Left] Open the fence of the beast except that is common in the castle.
[Right] it will be 20-25 minutes from the bottom to the place where the South Melody group appears.
Although it is a severe mountain road, it is the one that the ahead is seen because Ding stone is set up and the number is decreased little by bit until 18.
Left: On the way to the mountain trailCharcoal Kiln Ruins。 It is the one that was used in the early Showa period without the castle ruins.
RightSouth Melody GroupI was attached to. First of all, I go to see the tip of the wheel.
Left: A large area of the second from the tip of the ridgeSogawaIs. In the back of the melody on thatKirikishiIs visible.
[Right] I returned from the tip of the south of the wheel group and head to the center of the castle.
LeftRidge on the southwest sideSo longSogawaIs one of the highlights of theGreat stone wallYou can see.
Right: From the great stone wall to the outer edge of the castle area, ahead of the centerWest RidgeTo expand toMelody GroupCame up.
Left: on the western ridgeA doll-shaped melodyIs built in countless. The impression that the gradually continued.
[Right] actually thisWestern Melody GroupThe originalMajor muscleAt the end of theMajor KadatoI’ve somehow arrived. From here to the foot of the mountain, it seems to be a waste road, and it turns back.
Left: Turn back from the tip of the west ridge, and finally enter the center of the castle area.
Photos areSannomaruOf the West end of the group ofSogawaIs.
ThisVertical baseIt seems to have used it to the access road to the upward inflection wheel.
[Right] of the inflection wheel on onePassingIsMasugata.
[Left] The center of the Sanomaru. There is also a stone monument. It is thought that the place where the garden ruins etc. were discovered, and there was an important person’s house.
Right: Run between the North and South Ninomaru and the three circlesPassage。
The function as the guardian of the center of politics seems also to be thought because it emphasizes a linear convenience to a complex castle road of the fortress in general.
LeftHonmaru. It is believed to have played a role as a castle of the highest place at the altitude of 370m.
It seems that the appearance as the castle of Akamatsu was valued because the building mark concentrated on the south side which looks better than the foot.
Right: From the Honmaru, you can overlook the village below.
It is the stronghold of Mr. Akamatsu who has established the position as a famous tribe from the Kamakura period, and has served as the guardian of the important country of four positions and Harima under the Muromachi shogunate. It is a typical medieval castle, and may be selected as a personal Japan 100 castle. It is a castle that I thought.
Because it is quite large, let’s get ready and climb.
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