Imai Yashiki (Kai)

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History

Imai-yashiki was the fortified residence of the Fuchū-Imai Clan in the 15th century. The Imai Clan was founded by Imai Nobukage, the son of Takeda Nobumitsu, governor of Kai. Imai Nobufusa served Takeda Nobutora but was killed in fighting with the Ôi Clan. The Imai-yashiki is thought to have been surrounded by moats of about 60m in length in square formation.


Visit Notes

No ruins remain of Imai-yashiki, a medieval residence site, and the site is now fields. Apparently up until relatively recently a segment of a moat was preserved but now it's gone, and I noticed there are some suspiciously new looking houses surrounding the site...




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Castle Profile
English Name Kai Imai Yashiki
Japanese Name 甲斐今井屋敷
Founder 甲斐今井屋敷
Year Founded 15th century
Castle Type Fortified Manor
Castle Condition Ruins only
Historical Period Pre Edo Period
Features
Visitor Information
Access Nearest Station is Kai-Sumiyoshi Station on the Minobu Line
Visitor Information 24/7 free; fields
Time Required 5 minutes
Location Kōfu, Yamanashi Prefecture
Coordinates 35° 37' 0.95" N, 138° 34' 47.68" E
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Admin
Added to Jcastle 2022
Contributor ART
Admin Year Visited Viewer Contributed
Friends of JCastle
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