No. 266: Takamatsu Castle (one of the nation’s best Mizuki built by Ikoma)
Takamatsu CastleIs a castle in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture.
In the early modern castles representing Kagawa PrefectureCountry Historic SitesIs specified in theJapan 100 CastleIt is also selected.
In addition, as a typical castle incorporating seawater into the territoryNow Jicheng，Middle TsujoWithJapan three great MizukiIn the
It was given the country Sanuki from Toyotomi Hideyoshi who flatting ShikokuIkoma, TadashiEnters the Hikida castle in 1587.
The parent is inconvenient in Yamashiro.Hikada CastleFromHoly Temple CastleThe city of Takamatsu was built in 1590, and it was outgrown to be able to face the sea. In 1642Matsudaira YorishigeAfter the renovation was added, it became one of the best water castles in the country. CurrentlyTamamo ParkIs a major tourist destination in Takamatsu.
Left: A symbolic spectacle of Takamatsu Castle.Taiko Tower RuinsWas originally in the East CircleUshitora Tower(Tower) is a valuable existing triple turret that has been relocated.
[Right] East SideAsahi BridgeAndAsahi GateIs a gate made instead because the major gate which was originally on the South side was not able to be used with the construction of the lanceolate Unkaku which is the feudal house.
Left: When you invade from Asahi Gate,Masugata Toraguchi, And the boulders are used only at the front gate.
The north side of the MasugataA burial gateAre provided.
[Right] to the south of the Masugata of Asahi Gate earlierTaiko TowerTo prepare for the invasion of the enemy.
【 Left 】 connecting Honmaru from NinomaruSheath BridgeAlso came into view.
The roof like the photograph was provided in the Matsudaira age. The current bridge has been repaired several times after it was built in the Meiji era.
Right: The entrance of the third circleCherry blossoms。 The Dobashi before the disciple was under construction on the day.
Originally, there was a building that doubles as the agency and the Lord’s House, but it was demolished due to the aging of the Meiji era.
The present building was built by the old Lord’s house, Matsudaira Yorihisa, in Taisho 6Important Cultural PropertiesIs also specified.
Right: The garden of the lanceolate Unkaku which was made while leaving a part of the garden of the Edo period. This is a garden made by Kanzo Ohhu, a gardener in Tokyo.
Left: A model of the past days of Takamatsu Castle in the lanceolate cloud. You can see that it was a vast territory.
Indeed, it is a moat that pulls seawater. There was a corner to feed Thailand, etc.
LeftTower unitsInside. The excavation revealed the whole picture.CellarI can understand the state of (basement) well.
The present tower is a thing of Mr. Ikoma AgeMatsudaira YorishigeThe renovation was completed in 1670.
[Right] I want to ninomaru direction than tower.
Left is the north side of the castle. HereExisting remainsIs designated as an important cultural property.Tsukimi Tower, Mizumikado, Wataru. The Moon Tower which was said to have monitored the ship which faced the sea and went out was a turret of the scale after tower in the tower with two kinds of rupture in the triple third floor.
[Right] on the sea side of the Moon Watch TowerNews when the Bell。
In 1653, the bell was made by the Matsudaira of the First Lord and was on the bank along the outer moat.
It was moved to the present place in 1980 although it had been placed in Tamamo Park after it entered the Showa era.
Left: Deer Tower marks in the northeast corner of Kitanomaru.
Right: It was on the east side of Nakabori.East CircleHas been swallowed up by urban development, but in the vicinity of the Kagawa prefectural People’s HallIshigakiAre left.
[Left] here is the beginningUshitora TowerIs the tower stand in the northeast corner of the East Circle was originally.
Right: Once had a vast territorySotoboriAre died in the city, while some remain as a vessel reservoir, most of which are just a few of the remnants to the district divide.
It might be good to imagine the time when the north side was the sea as it is, and it is possible to feel enough that it was the best water in the whole country.
The fish in the sea swim in the moat pleasing. To tell the truth, Mito is a brother of Matsudaira of the first Lord.
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