Ikeda Yakata (Omi)

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Ikeda-yakata was the fortified manor hall of the Ikeda Clan. One lord of the manor was Ikeda Gen'wemon. The Ikeda were vassals of the Gamō Clan.

Visit Notes

The site of Ikeda-yakata is now that of the temple Ikefukuji. Some piles of earth surround the temple which appear to be the remains of dorui (earthen ramparts). It is thought moats were once located in what are now surrounding rice paddies.


Castle Profile
English Name Ikeda Yakata (Omi)
Japanese Name 近江池田館
Founder Ikeda Clan; Ikeda Gen'wemon
Year Founded Medieval Era
Castle Type Fortified Manor
Castle Condition Ruins only
Historical Period Pre Edo Period
Artifacts Dorui
Visitor Information
Access Shinohara Station on the Biwako Line; 20 minute walk
Visitor Information 24/7 free; temple
Time Required 30 minutes
Location Ōmi-Hachiman, Shiga Prefecture
Coordinates 35° 6' 31.93" N, 136° 4' 46.27" E
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Added to Jcastle 2022
Contributor ART
Admin Year Visited Viewer Contributed
Friends of JCastle
Jōkaku Tanbō
Masaki Shibata

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