Takamatsu Castle (Sanuki)

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Takamatsu Castle
高松城
Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan
Takamatsu castle23.jpg
The Ushitora yagura
Type Azuchi-Momoyama castle
Site information
Controlled by Ishikawa clan (until 1575)
Mōri clan (1575-1582)
Toyotomi Hideyoshi (1582-1598)
Hanabusa clan (c. 1598 - mid-17th century)
Condition Archaeological and designated national historical site; castle ruins and two yagura remain.
Site history
Built late 16th century
In use 16th-17th centuries
Built by Mimura clan
Materials Wood, stone, plaster
Battles/wars Siege of Takamatsu (1582)
Garrison information
Past
commanders
Shimizu Muneharu (c. 1575-1582)

Takamatsu Castle (高松城 Takamatsu-jō?) is located in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, on the island of Shikoku, Japan. This castle is also called Tamamo Castle (玉藻城 Tamamo-jō?).

History[edit]

This castle, built in 1590, is well known as one of the three Mizujiro, or "Water Castles" in Japan, along with Imabari Castle in Ehime Prefecture and Nakatsu Castle in Oita Prefecture

Gallery[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Takamatsu Castle (Sanuki) at Wikimedia Commons

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Coordinates: 34°21′01″N 134°03′07″E / 34.3504°N 134.052°E / 34.3504; 134.052