Nakajima Fort

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History

Nakajima Fort was built along with Tange Fort and Zenshoji Fort to control the supply lines into Narumi Castle before the Battle of Okehazama. IN particular Nakajima Fort is at the confluence of two rivers to control the water routes. Oda Nobunaga passed though Nakajima fort after leaving Zenshoji Fort on his way to the battle.

Visit Notes

Nakajima Fort was one of the forts built to enclose Narumi Castle. Today, it has been completely developed over but a stone pillar marking the site of the fort is located in a private garden. We appreciate the owners letting people in to take photos of the pillar.

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Castle Profile
English Name Nakajima Fort
Japanese Name 中島砦
Founder Oda Nobunaga
Year Founded 1559
Castle Type Flatland
Castle Condition Ruins only
Designations
Historical Period Pre Edo Period
Features
Visitor Information
Access Narumi Sta. (Meitetsu Nagoya Line) 5 min walk
Visitor Information private property, if the gate is unlocked you may enter
Time Required 5 mins
Website http://www.city.nagoya.jp/midori/page/0000129566.html
Location Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture
Coordinates 35° 4' 36.59" N, 136° 57' 14.54" E
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Admin
Year Visited 2020
Contributor Eric
Visits January 13, 2020
Added to Jcastle 2020
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