Japanese castles in Korea

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Japanese castles in Korea (Hangul왜성; Hanja倭城; RRWaeseong; Japanese: 倭城, translit. 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]

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