Chikuzen Fukutake Castle
Fukutakejō was the main base of the Akizuki Clan during the Sengoku Period. In the Early Edo Period Fukutakejō was demolished in accordance with the bakufu's one castle per domain edict. In the Edo Period, with the move to the plain and the expansion of Akizuki Castle Town, a belltower-turret was erected here to keep the time for the townspeople. Now it is the site of a shrine.
I ascended the mount from the backyard of the Tashiro-bukeyashiki and came down by the shrine's causeway.
|English Name||Chikuzen Fukutake Castle|
|Year Founded||Sengoku Period|
|Castle Condition||Ruins only|
|Historical Period||Pre Edo Period|
|Access||Amagi Station on the Amagin Line; Bus to Akizuki|
|Visitor Information||24/7 free|
|Time Required||30 minutes|
|Location||Asakura, Fukuoka Prefecture|
|Coordinates||33° 27' 58.97" N, 130° 41' 25.66" E|
|Year Visited||Viewer Contributed|
|Added to Jcastle||2020|