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|City=Nagoya
 
|City=Nagoya
 
|Prefecture=Aichi Prefecture
 
|Prefecture=Aichi Prefecture
|Notes=There isn't much to see here, but visiting these forts are part of the experience for visiting [[Odaka Castle]].
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|Notes=Along with [[Marune Fort]] these two are probably the most interesting forts around Okehazama to visit. They are also well signposted both at the site and along the road between [[Odaka Castle]] and [[Marune Fort]]. There are two entrances to the fort area, one at the bottom of the hill and one at the top. I recommend you take the path through the woods between both entrances regardless of which you start at.  There is a long trench in remaining in the middle of the hill that you won't find at other forts.
Washizu Fort should be visited with [[Odaka Castle]] and [[Marune Fort]]. See these other pages for more details.
 
 
|History=Washizu Fort was one of the main forts built around [[Odaka Castle]] to contain the Imagawa. In particular, it could block the road to [[Narumi Castle]]. The forts themselves had relatively few defenders and were easily defeated by the overwhelming forces of Matsudaira Motoyasu (Tokugawa Ieyasu) at the Battle of Okehazama
 
|History=Washizu Fort was one of the main forts built around [[Odaka Castle]] to contain the Imagawa. In particular, it could block the road to [[Narumi Castle]]. The forts themselves had relatively few defenders and were easily defeated by the overwhelming forces of Matsudaira Motoyasu (Tokugawa Ieyasu) at the Battle of Okehazama
 
|Year Visited=2020
 
|Year Visited=2020

Latest revision as of 17:52, 10 August 2020

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History

Washizu Fort was one of the main forts built around Odaka Castle to contain the Imagawa. In particular, it could block the road to Narumi Castle. The forts themselves had relatively few defenders and were easily defeated by the overwhelming forces of Matsudaira Motoyasu (Tokugawa Ieyasu) at the Battle of Okehazama


Visit Notes

Along with Marune Fort these two are probably the most interesting forts around Okehazama to visit. They are also well signposted both at the site and along the road between Odaka Castle and Marune Fort. There are two entrances to the fort area, one at the bottom of the hill and one at the top. I recommend you take the path through the woods between both entrances regardless of which you start at. There is a long trench in remaining in the middle of the hill that you won't find at other forts.


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Gallery
  • entrance at the top of the hill


Castle Profile
English Name Washizu Fort
Japanese Name 鷲津砦
Founder Oda Nobunaga
Year Founded 1559
Castle Type Mountaintop
Castle Condition Ruins only
Historical Period Pre Edo Period
Features trenches
Visitor Information
Access Odaka Sta (Tokaido Line); 10 mins walk
Visitor Information park, open 24/7
Time Required 15 mins
Website http://www.city.nagoya.jp/midori/page/0000129566.html
Location Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture
Coordinates 35° 4' 9.37" N, 136° 56' 32.96" E
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Admin
Added to Jcastle 2020
Contributor Eric
Admin Year Visited 2020
Admin Visits January 13, 2020
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