The 26th: Bowl-shaped Castle (Hojo Shijo Network, the most important base in Kita Kanto)
Bowl-shaped CastleIs a castle in Yorii-machi, Saitama Prefecture.
Because the ruins of the medieval castle are left well,Country Historic SitesIs specified in theJapan 100 CastleIs also elected.
Last timeHachioji Castle, It will take up the bowl-shaped castle by the special feature of Sengoku Hojo’s support network.
He is a retainer of Mr. Uesugi, the Kanto district in the latter half of the fifteenth century.Harukei NagaoIt has been told that the castle was built by, but in the heyday of the Hojo period, the younger brother of Hojo and Mr. TeruHojo Mr. KuniBecame the Lord, and it worked as the most important base for Northern Kanto rule.
[Left] as well as the next elder brother, Mr. Hojo has been excellent in heroism among the Hojo retainers, and has been well defended from the Kanto invasion of Mr. Takeda and Mr. Uesugi through the castle period. HoweverToyotomi Hideyoshi’s Odawara MasakiIt was attacked by more than ten times the army and after the siege one month, it was kaijo.
Right: The bowl-shaped castleArakawaAndShen-Sawa RiverNatural hazard built on a cliff near the confluence of the.
CurrentlyBowl-shaped Castle ParkHas been as maintenance.
Photo Takes to ArakawaShoki BridgeIn the vicinity of the prefecture designated scenic spotJade DianIt is known as a scenic spot of the name.
Left: FirstOuter WheelIs inHistory Museum of the bowl-shaped castleTo collect information.
[Right] This is a map of the site of Yorii-machi, but you can get a detailed brochure at history Museum.
It is essential to gather information in advance to visit the castle.
The river Fukazawa the castle, and it flows like a sword, and the east SideOuter Wheel, You can see that there are major inflection rings on the west side.
In addition, it is a defense facility which is large in the castle of East JapanHorse outIt is also known as a castle that is used extensively.
[Left] cross the general road through the castle,Two inflection wheelYou will see.
[Right] is between the two inflection wheel and three inflection wheelMoat and Earth baseIs.
The bottom of the moat is to prevent Horiuchi from moving.RidgedHas been found.
Shoji HoriIt is a characteristic that is often seen in the castle of Mr. Hojo in the form of, but I do not understand well ridge in summer.
Left: JR Hachitaka Line and general road crossings, right near the entrance of Suwa shrineMajorIt comes to.
Right: A major in theDenmi MelodyIs.
Although it is understood in summer grass, it is possible to confirm a complex melody, moat, Dobashi, etc.
Left: Present,Suwa ShrineBut as it isHorse outIs the remains of.
Even behind the shrineEarthyIs visible, butEarth Base and MoatIs left.
Right: The Suwa Shrine is seen from three of the melody side, but there is Suwa shrineHorse outAnd three inflection rings in the moatDobashiYou can see that it is connected by passing.
Left: Dobashi from the horse out of Suwa shrine, and it is in the place where the base of the soil is passed.PassingIs.
Four-legged gate and masonryHas been restored.
Right: When you pass through the gateThree inflection wheel, One of the major attractionsRestored Masonry ground base. In addition, the three inflection wheelWell marksAndDitch TrailEtc. have been restored.
LeftRearm BridgeMoreValley of the Fukazawa River. The Fukazawa River joins Arakawa in the future.
[Right] a large scale on the rearm sideHorse outWas left, but the building of the group called the Bowl-shaped castle three scales was standing on the top.
Sengoku Hojo is the castle of Odawara Castle, and in its heyday in the KantoHachioji CastleOr Mr. Discipline’sNirayama CastleA bowl-shaped castle that played the most important role with. After that, it does not get caught up in a big city development, and the ruins remain in a comparatively good form and are full of attractions. The improvement is easy to see, but the scale is quite large, so to see all the castles efficiently, you might need some information gathering and planning.
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