Asonuma Castle

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History

The Asonuma clan were a branch of the Sano clan with holdings throughout the area. Asonuma castle was a small castle with a single earthen embankment and trench around the square compound. It was abandoned in 1614 when the Sano were reassigned.

Visit Notes

Only a small part of the trench and embankment behind the Asanuma Hachimangu shrine remain today.

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Castle Profile
English Name Asonuma Castle
Japanese Name 阿曽沼城
Founder 1182
Year Founded Asanomuma clan
Castle Type Flatland
Castle Condition Ruins only
Designations
Historical Period Pre Edo Period
Features trenches
Visitor Information
Access Sano Sta (Tobu Sano Line) 15 min walk
Visitor Information
Time Required 10 mins
Website http://city.sano.lg.jp/profile/karasawa/03/04/12.html
Location Sano, Tochigi Prefecture
Coordinates 36° 18' 39", 139° 35' 14"
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Admin
Year Visited 2017
Visits November 25, 2017
Added to Jcastle 2017


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