Japanese castles in Korea

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Japanese castles in Korea (Korean: 왜성/倭城, Waeseong; Japanese: 倭城, Wajō) are Japanese castles built along the southern shores of Korea during Japanese invasions of Korea between 1592 and 1598 by the Japanese militaries.

List of Japanese castles in Korea[edit]

Revised Romanization Hangul Hanja Location Comments
Gijang Japanese Castle 기장죽성리왜성 機張竹城里倭城 Busan
Busanjinjiseong 부산진지성 釜山鎭支城 Busan
Ulsan Japanese Castle 울산왜성 蔚山倭城 Ulsan See also Siege of Ulsan
Seosaengpo Japanese Castle 서생포 왜성 西生浦倭城 Ulsan
Gwangri Japanese Castle 광리왜성 (왜성동성, 견내량성) 廣里倭城
倭城洞城, 見乃梁城
Ulsan
Gijang Japanese Castle 기장왜성 機張倭城
機張竹城倭城
Busan
Gimhae Japanese Castle 김해왜성 金海竹島倭城
駕洛城,竹島城
Gyeongsangnam-do
Angolpo Japanese Castle 안골포왜성 安骨浦倭城 Gyeongsangnam-do
Gadeok Japanese Castle 가덕왜성 加德倭城 Gyeongsangnam-do
Ungcheon Japanese Castle 웅천왜성 熊川倭城 Gyeongsangnam-do
Changwon Japanese Castle 창원왜성 昌原倭城
馬山倭城
Gyeongsangnam-do
Jangmunpo Japanese Castle 장문포왜성 長門逋倭城 Gyeongsangnam-do, Geoje Island
Yeongdeungpo Japanese Castle 영등포왜성 永登浦倭城 Gyeongsangnam-do, Geoje Island
Jisepo Japanese Castle 지세포 Gyeongsangnam-do, Geoje Island
Goseong Japanese Castle 고성왜성 固城倭城 Gyeongsangnam-do
Sacheon Japanese Castle 사천왜성 泗川倭城
船津里城
Gyeongsangnam-do See also Battle of Sacheon (1598)
Namhae Japanese Castle 남해왜성 南海倭城
船所倭城
Gyeongsangnam-do
Suncheon Japanese Castle 순천왜성 順天城 Suncheon See also Siege of Suncheon

All that remains of the castle today is the stone base.

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