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|Japanese Name=近江東円堂城
 
|Japanese Name=近江東円堂城
 
|Romaji Name=Ōmi-Tōendōjō
 
|Romaji Name=Ōmi-Tōendōjō
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|Founder=Unknown
 
|Founder=Unknown
 
|Year Founded=Medieval Times
 
|Year Founded=Medieval Times
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|Castle Condition=Ruins only
 
|Castle Condition=Ruins only
 
|Historical Period=Pre Edo Period
 
|Historical Period=Pre Edo Period
|Main Keep Structure=
 
|Year Reconstructed=
 
 
|Artifacts=Dorui
 
|Artifacts=Dorui
 
|Access=Echigawa Station on the Ōmi Rail Kotō-Ōmi Line; 7 minute drive or 35 minute walk
 
|Access=Echigawa Station on the Ōmi Rail Kotō-Ōmi Line; 7 minute drive or 35 minute walk
 
|Visitor Information=Private Property
 
|Visitor Information=Private Property
 
|Time Required=20 minutes
 
|Time Required=20 minutes
|Website=
 
 
|City=Aishou
 
|City=Aishou
 
|Prefecture=Shiga Prefecture
 
|Prefecture=Shiga Prefecture
|Notes=Not much remains of Tōendōjō, but there is a stone marker to confirm its existence at what was a southern corner of the fort. An angled embankment with a hedgrow and modern ishigaki lining it covers this corner segment, and this represents the site's most tangible remains, dorui (earthen ramparts). The site is now a village and temples.
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|Notes=Not much remains of Tōendōjō, but there is a stone marker to confirm its existence at what was a southern corner of the fort. An angled embankment with a hedgerow and modern ishigaki lining it covers this corner segment, and this represents the site's most tangible remains, dorui (earthen ramparts). The site is now a village and temples.
 
|History=Tōendōjō was a fortified residence of a local clan. It consisted of two baileys separated by a moat, and in turn each bailey was moated. Details of who occupied the castle are not known.
 
|History=Tōendōjō was a fortified residence of a local clan. It consisted of two baileys separated by a moat, and in turn each bailey was moated. Details of who occupied the castle are not known.
 
|Year Visited=Viewer Contributed
 
|Year Visited=Viewer Contributed
 
|AddedJcastle=2021
 
|AddedJcastle=2021
|Japanese Notes=
 
|Visits=
 
 
|GPSLocation=35.15499, 136.21773
 
|GPSLocation=35.15499, 136.21773
 
|Contributor=ART
 
|Contributor=ART
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Latest revision as of 09:01, 27 August 2021

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History

Tōendōjō was a fortified residence of a local clan. It consisted of two baileys separated by a moat, and in turn each bailey was moated. Details of who occupied the castle are not known.


Visit Notes

Not much remains of Tōendōjō, but there is a stone marker to confirm its existence at what was a southern corner of the fort. An angled embankment with a hedgerow and modern ishigaki lining it covers this corner segment, and this represents the site's most tangible remains, dorui (earthen ramparts). The site is now a village and temples.




Gallery
  • site marker


Castle Profile
English Name Oumi Touendou Castle
Japanese Name 近江東円堂城
Founder Unknown
Year Founded Medieval Times
Castle Type Fortified Manor
Castle Condition Ruins only
Historical Period Pre Edo Period
Artifacts Dorui
Features
Visitor Information
Access Echigawa Station on the Ōmi Rail Kotō-Ōmi Line; 7 minute drive or 35 minute walk
Visitor Information Private Property
Time Required 20 minutes
Location Aishou, Shiga Prefecture
Coordinates 35° 9' 17.96" N, 136° 13' 3.83" E
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Admin
Added to Jcastle 2021
Contributor ART
Admin Year Visited Viewer Contributed


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