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  • 04:40, 21 August 2019 74.15.63.172 (talk) posted a new comment on Edo Castle (i think that the information about the founder is wrong and it should be ota dokan but other than that the information was good)
  • 09:40, 6 July 2019 ART (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Masujima Castle (Masujimajō (Hida) 増島城 [飛騨] Masujimajō is apparently the only hirajiro (flatland castle) in Hida Province (the northern mountainous part of modern Gifu Prefecture). It is located on the grounds of a school and retains a a portion of...)
  • 09:38, 6 July 2019 ART (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Takayama Jin'ya (Takayama-jin'ya is one of the best preserved Jin'ya in the country, although about half of the structures are reconstructions built in 1996. Its interconnected halls and structures contain living spaces and offices for Bakufu officials. The impressive...)
  • 08:59, 6 July 2019 ART (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Takayama Castle (Takayamajō (Takayama) 高山城 [高山] Takayamajō has a jutting portion of ishigaki (stone-piled ramparts) still intact on the honmaru (main bailey). Formerly a great castellated palace dominated the mountain clad with ishigaki, but now on...)
  • 08:59, 6 July 2019 ART (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Takayama Castle (oh, I'll add a picture here too : D)
  • 08:57, 6 July 2019 ART (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Kamioka Castle (Higashimachijō / Kamiokajō (Kamioka) 東町城・神岡城 [神岡] The original castle, known as Higashimachijō, probably because it is to the east of the river in Kamioka town (formerly this may have been called Takahara town), was a smal...)
  • 08:18, 6 July 2019 Eric (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Matsukura Castle (Thanks! I'll edit this notes later too. not sure when or by whom those were added. It's a transfer from the old site.)
  • 08:16, 6 July 2019 Eric (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Hida Kojima Castle (sulking bears would be a sad sight at any castle!)
  • 08:13, 6 July 2019 ART (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Matsukura Castle (Matsukurajō (Takayama) 松倉城 [高山] Matsukurajō is a mountaintop castle in old Hida Province, located in the mountains surrounding Takayama. There are several castles in the area but Matsukurajō has the most ishigaki (stone-piled rampa...)
  • 08:12, 6 July 2019 ART (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Matsukura Castle (Edit: gave this profile a history.)
  • 08:09, 6 July 2019 ART (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Hida Kojima Castle (Fixed a typo: bears are skulking not sulking : 3)
  • 08:03, 6 July 2019 ART (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Asahi Castle (Thought I'd try something different for the cover picture here. I'll upload another one of the bailey.)
  • 08:01, 6 July 2019 ART (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Nakahara Yakata (Picture shows embankment line obscurred under trees.)
  • 08:00, 6 July 2019 ART (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Imai Jin'ya (Sorry, I should say this picture is of the temple on "jin'ya road". No traces of the actual jin'ya remain.)
  • 17:58, 30 June 2019 Eric (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Tanba Kameyama Castle (Haha, now I know your story about Tanba Kameyama Castle. Indeed, how rude of people to really build anything we can get into on castle sites !!)
  • 19:50, 29 June 2019 ART (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Aoyagi Castle (In addition to Aoyagijō, the village beneath the castle, Aoyagi-juku, served as a post town on a subroute coming off the Nakasendō highway (from Seba-juku) heading toward Zenkōji, an important pilgrimage site in modern day Nagano City. This shukuba...)
  • 19:46, 29 June 2019 ART (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Asuke Castle (Asukejō / Mayumiyamajō / Asuke-Matsuyamajō (Toyota) 足助城・真弓山城・足助松山城 [豊田] Asukejō is one of a handful of largely restored Sengoku Period castles, making it a valuable site. In addition to remaining earthworks,...)
  • 19:45, 29 June 2019 ART (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Tsumago Castle (Tsumagojō (Tsumago-juku) 妻籠城 [妻籠宿] Tsumago Castle is a ruin located on a hillside overlooking Tsumago-juku, a famous post-town along the Nakasendō (Interior Trunk Road). The castle has some identifiable features such as horikiri (...)
  • 19:43, 29 June 2019 ART (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Takato Castle (Takatōjō / Kabutoyamajō (Ina) 高遠城・兜山城 [伊那] Takatoh Castle is a historic park and castle ruin located in Ina City (in the former Takatoh Town area). It has large, deep karabori (dry moats) and many baileys, as well as extant...)
  • 18:03, 29 June 2019 ART (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Takashima Castle (I visited relocated structures from Takashimajō now at Onsenji, a nearby temple. A relocated gate from the castle is used as the temple's sanmon (main gate), and is particularly at home in its new location because the temple sits on a terrace on the h...)
  • 18:01, 29 June 2019 ART (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Inuyama Castle (I was going to post some pictures but when I clicked the "upload" button on the photo contribution page nothing happened. Probably a problem my end. Anyway for now I'll just comment. * The Many Gates of Inuyamajō  犬山城門 So I went on a mission...)
  • 21:09, 26 June 2019 Eric (talk | contribs) deleted comment #1746 on Matsumoto Castle
  • 21:09, 26 June 2019 Eric (talk | contribs) deleted comment #1745 on Matsumoto Castle
  • 21:09, 26 June 2019 Eric (talk | contribs) deleted comment #1744 on Matsumoto Castle
  • 21:07, 26 June 2019 Eric (talk | contribs) deleted comment #1655 on Gifu Castle
  • 21:07, 26 June 2019 Eric (talk | contribs) deleted comment #1654 on Gifu Castle
  • 21:06, 26 June 2019 Eric (talk | contribs) deleted comment #1749 on Gifu Castle
  • 10:30, 24 June 2019 153.107.193.206 (talk) posted a new comment on Gifu Castle (ART wow you said the same thing 3 times)
  • 22:29, 22 June 2019 Suupaahiiroo (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Yodo Castle (These might be two useless details to some castle fans, but let me just share them anyway for the sake of completeness. In the garden of Rinshō-in (麟祥院), a subtemple of Myōshin-ji in Kyoto, there is a shachihoko ornament. It is said to be a r...)
  • 22:27, 22 June 2019 Suupaahiiroo (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Fushimi Castle (I keep stumbling onto Fushimi-jō-related places in Kyoto (and elsewhere). I guess there should be a website somewhere with a complete overview, but it's kinda exciting to keep bumping into them by chance, so I don't really feel like searching for it....)
  • 14:14, 11 June 2019 27.111.71.132 (talk) posted a new comment on Matsumoto Castle (why did you go to Japan it's a shit place)
  • 14:13, 11 June 2019 27.111.71.132 (talk) posted a new comment on Matsumoto Castle (wrong you idoit)
  • 14:13, 11 June 2019 27.111.71.132 (talk) posted a new comment on Matsumoto Castle (thats weird)
  • 06:33, 13 May 2019 191.178.181.123 (talk) posted a new comment on Ushiku Castle (Akai Teruko (Myojin) castle)
  • 06:42, 29 April 2019 Eric (talk | contribs) deleted comment #1742 on Osaka Castle
  • 06:40, 29 April 2019 Eric (talk | contribs) deleted comment #1741 on Akashi Castle
  • 09:57, 28 April 2019 Eric (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Osaka Castle (test osaka)
  • 09:50, 28 April 2019 Eric (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Akashi Castle (test comments)
  • 17:38, 25 April 2019 109.155.150.29 (talk) posted a new comment on Fukuyama Castle (Good views from the Shinkansen station as you say, but they get even better during the golden hour, that final hour or so before sunset, the turrets and castle all lit up in that golden sunlight. Malcolm)
  • 18:07, 10 April 2019 Suupaahiiroo (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Yokota Residence (Sadly I wasn't able to go here. The place is closed until 2021 for renovations to make it earthquake-resistance.)
  • 21:40, 7 April 2019 61.199.190.5 (talk) posted a new comment on Osaka Castle (I revisited Osakajô today. The last time was in 2010. I din't had the 100 meijô stamp. Today(7th april 2019) was a perfect day since the sakura were in full bloom and the Otemonyagura, Sengan yagura and stone gunpowder store were open like Chris Gle...)
  • 00:31, 6 April 2019 184.153.249.243 (talk) posted a new comment on Matsumoto Castle (I lived in Tokyo and never got particularly farther West than Kyoto and Nara. I must have visited Matsumotojo during the off-season. Regardless, while Matsumotojo lacks an impressive mountain location, the castle itself is quite impressive and is in wo...)
  • 07:55, 21 March 2019 Eric (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Annaka Castle (Wow, never heard of it. The course looks interesting. If I were a runner I would definitely do it. Maybe you should try it! I'll come cheer you on and then visit some castles nearby :))
  • 20:41, 20 March 2019 ART (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Annaka Castle (Have you heard of "Samurai Marathon"? Or, the 安政遠足. In 1855, the Lord of Annaka had 96 of his retainers do a 30km run starting at the castle. So they hold an event like that annually apparently and last year there was a film loosely based on it.)
  • 03:16, 16 March 2019 Kikima34 (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Edo Castle (The grounds are really pretty and there is a lot of space to walk around and enjoy nature in the middle of Tokyo, but there isn’t a whole lot to look at otherwise.)
  • 12:58, 4 March 2019 138.44.193.202 (talk) posted a new comment on Samurai Residences (thankyou this source was extremely useful)
  • 11:56, 11 February 2019 126.13.104.150 (talk) posted a new comment on Ikeda Castle (I really enjoyed this little site. It must be about the easiest castle site to get to from central Osaka apart from Osaka Castle itself. The tower and the gates nicely reconstructed and everything free. The town has quite a nice old atmosphere too. Thi...)
  • 11:53, 11 February 2019 Findlayjamie (talk | contribs) posted a new comment on Sasayama Castle (I had a very nice day here yesterday. Took the bus, and it's quite a trek if you cycled it. A very impressive site with its walls rising over the town, and the palace is very fine. I live in hope that a few more buildings may be added in future. The to...)
  • 21:07, 5 February 2019 126.13.104.150 (talk) posted a new comment on Amagasaki Castle (Sadly the reconstruction is apparently concrete, probably the first for a good twenty years.Still, it might be exciting to go and see it newly opened.)
  • 00:03, 30 January 2019 175.36.9.48 (talk) posted a new comment on Kashiwara Castle (I went to Kashiwara castle to , it was very intence and spooky, it felt that the old warriors were looking at you so you dont take anything, we were there to show respect.)
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