Ibako Castle

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It is thought that Ibakojō ('Iba Old Castle') was an earlier castle built by the Iba Clan before their main residence of Ibajō. It was about 100m² in size. See my profile on Iba Castle for more information.

Visit Notes

No ruins remain of Ibakojō and the site is now rice paddies.


Castle Profile
English Name Ibako Castle
Japanese Name 伊庭古城
Founder Iba Clan
Year Founded Heian Period
Castle Type Fortified Manor
Castle Condition Ruins only
Historical Period Pre Edo Period
Visitor Information
Access Notogawa Station on the Biwako Line; 15 minute walk.
Visitor Information 24/7 free; fields
Time Required 10 minutes
Location Higashi-Ōmi, Shiga Prefecture
Coordinates 35° 10' 27.98" N, 136° 9' 9.00" E
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Added to Jcastle 2022
Contributor ART
Admin Year Visited Viewer Contributed
Friends of JCastle
Oshiro Tabi Nikki
Masaki Shibata

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