Takeda Castle

Takeda Castle
Ruins of Takeda Castle
Stone wall of Hanayashiki compound
Gate of Tenshu tower
Honmaru compound
Minami Senjojiki compound
Stone wall of Mitsukeyagura tower

Sengoku period Japanese castle located in the Wadayama neighborhood of the city of Asago, in the northern part of Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

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Takeda Castle

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Asago, Hyōgo

City located in northern Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

City located in northern Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

Ruins of Takeda Castle
Fukuchiyama branch office of JR West on Toyooka.
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Scenery of Kuchiganaya, Ikuno
Tanyo Museum
Tataragi Dam
Asago Art Village

During the Sengoku period the area was under the control of the Yamana clan, the shugo of Tajima Province and Takeda Castle was the stronghold their retainers, the Otagaki clan.

Hyōgo Prefecture

Prefecture of Japan located in the Kansai region of Honshu.

Prefecture of Japan located in the Kansai region of Honshu.

Himeji Castle in Himeji, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Map of Hyogo Prefecture with former provincial boundaries and current prefectural offices.
1.Kobe city (divided between Harima and Settsu)
2.Settsu (Hanshin South office)
3.Settsu (Hanshin North office)
4.Harima East office
5.Harima North office
6.Harima Central office
7.Harima West office
9.Tanba office
8.Tajima office
10.Awaji office Areas beyond Harima West belonged to Mimasaka (north) and Bizen (south)
Kobe
Takarazuka
Sumoto
Tatsuno
Shiso
Kobe Port
Kyocera Dome Osaka.
Dekansho Bon Dancing Festival
Castle Festival in Himeji
Hyōnosen-Ushiroyama-Nagisan Quasi-National Park (Mt. Hyonosen view from Yabu)
Hyōnosen-Ushiroyama-Nagisan Quasi-National Park (Torokawataira in Kami)
Sanin Kaigan National Park (Takeno Beach in Toyooka)
Sanin Kaigan National Park (Tajima-mihonoura of Sanin Coast in Shinonsen)
Jōdo-ji in Ono
Ichijo-ji in Kasai
Kakurin-ji in Kakogawa
Chorakuji-daibutsu
Kitano-chō Yamamoto-dōri
Izushi
Sasayama
Hyōgo Prefectural Museum of Art in Kobe.
Kobe City Museum in Kobe.
KOSETSU Museum of Art in Kobe.
Himeji City Museum of Art in Himeji.
Asago Art Village in Asago.
Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum in Takarazuka.
Arima Onsen, Kobe
Million-dollar view, Kobe
Harborland – Meriken Park area in Kobe
Awaji Yumebutai in Awaji
Kuchiganaya in Asago
Kinosaki Onsen
Yumura Onsen
Tonomine highland in Kamikawa
Toyooka Stork Park
Takeda Castle

Takeda Castle in Asago is often referred to locally as the "Machu Picchu of Japan".

Takeda Station, September 2014

Takeda Station (Hyōgo)

Passenger railway station located in the city of Asago, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan, operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West).

Passenger railway station located in the city of Asago, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan, operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West).

Takeda Station, September 2014

Takeda Castle ruins

Himeji Castle (World Heritage Site)

List of castles in Japan

Incomplete list of castles in Japan, and focuses on those with some historical notability.

Incomplete list of castles in Japan, and focuses on those with some historical notability.

Himeji Castle (World Heritage Site)

Takeda Castle, Asago, Hyōgo

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Anata e

2012 Japanese film directed by Yasuo Furuhata.

2012 Japanese film directed by Yasuo Furuhata.

Poster

Along the way he travels through many famous locations (Osaka, the ruins of Takeda Castle, Shimonoseki City, the Kanmon Bridge, Moji-ku, Kitakyūshū, and Sasebo, Nagasaki), recalling experiences with his wife along the way.

Stone wall of Honmaru Base

Kuroi Castle

Sengoku period Japanese castle located in what is now the Kasuga-cho neighborhood of the city of Tamba Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

Sengoku period Japanese castle located in what is now the Kasuga-cho neighborhood of the city of Tamba Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

Stone wall of Honmaru Base
Stone wall of a Yagura Tower
Ninomaru Base
Gate of Honmaru Base
View from Honmaru Base
Kozenji Temple (Former residence of Saitō Toshimitsu)

In 1570, Akai Naomasa dove back an invasion from the Yamana clan, shugo of Tajima Province, and in his counterattack invaded Tajima and seized Takeda Castle and Konosumiyama Castle.

Inner Bailey wall of Yagi Castle

Yagi Castle

Late Kamakura period Japanese castle located in the Yōka neighborhood of the city of Yabu, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

Late Kamakura period Japanese castle located in the Yōka neighborhood of the city of Yabu, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

Inner Bailey wall of Yagi Castle
Aerial photograph showing the relative locations of the old castle, new castle and Kamakura-period mansion
Ruins of old Yagi Castle
Foundations of a building in Yagi Castle
Site of Ni-no-maru Enclosure
View from Yagi Castle

The castle is located only 15 kilometers from Takeda Castle, whose history it partly shares.