This site is a Guide to the 225 castles in Japan I've personally visited and 146 donated by readers. Begin by selecting from among these top categories.
Fushimi Castle October 26, 2016
To add to what Matt said (April 16, 2011): another one of the 'blood roofs' (血天井 chitenjō) with floorboards from Momoyama Castle can be found in Shōden-ji (正伝寺) in Northern Kyot...
Tanba Kameyama Castle October 26, 2016
Nice castle walls. It may be a bit weird that the grounds are in hands of the Oomoto sect now, but on the other hand they are responsible for keeping the site clean and well-mai...
Kawagoe Castle October 24, 2016Comments RSS
Not only does the Go'ten of Kawagoe Castle survive, but a nearby temple Kita'in has an original palatial building from Edo Castle too, including the room where Tokugawa Iemitsu ...