Iwazu Ino Castle

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Visit Notes

Iwazu-Inojō is one of several fortification sites in a complex of fortifications centred on Iwazu Castle. The centre of Iwazu-Inojō, a satellite castle of Iwazujō in its very near orbit, was a small hill overlooking a creek. It clearly functioned as a sort of forward guard post for the main castle. It’s not difficult to appreciate how the creek could’ve been used as a moat. That said, there are no clear remains of the fort. The site is now a welfare centre of some sort, and the routing of the Tōmei Highway adjacent to the site may have destroyed any traces of the fort.




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Castle Profile
English Name Iwazu Ino Castle
Japanese Name 岩津井ノ城
Founder Matsudaira Nobumitsu
Year Founded 1426
Castle Type Hilltop
Castle Condition Ruins only
Historical Period Pre Edo Period
Features
Visitor Information
Access Nearest Station is Kitanomasuzuka Station on the Aichi Loop Line
Visitor Information Access Limited
Time Required 10 minutes
Location Okazaki, Aichi Prefecture
Coordinates 35° 0' 23.83" N, 137° 10' 29.42" E
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Admin
Added to Jcastle 2023
Contributor ART
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