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Reviving Nagoya Castle

In 1610, Nagoya Castle was built by Tokugawa Ieyasu, who was the first Shogun (overall military leader of Japan) in the Edo period, and one of the most famous samurai lords in Japanese history. The height of the castle is 36.1m. The total floor area is the largest of all the castles in Japan.

Nagoya Castle Honnmaru

Left: Honmaru Palace // Right: Castle Tower

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Mystery of Matsumoto Castle

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Back side of Matsumoto castle

Matsumoto Castle is a National Treasure in Japan. Construction of the elegant black and white structure began in 1592In the picture above we can see the side of the castle which was built in the period of the warring states.

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