Iwazu Kibira Castle

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Visit Notes

Iwazu-Kibarajō is one of many fortification sites which were part of a network of fortifications protecting Iwazu Castle. Iwazu-Kibarajō has the saddest remnant of a castle site I’ve ever seen. A sole slice of dorui (earthen ramparts) survives wedged between two houses. Still, though, I am grateful for even that, as the site has been developed over with Okazaki’s northern suburban sprawl.




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Castle Profile
English Name Iwazu Kibara Castle
Japanese Name 岩津木平城
Founder Matsudaira Nobumitsu
Year Founded 1426
Castle Type Flatland
Castle Condition Ruins only
Historical Period Pre Edo Period
Artifacts Dorui
Features
Visitor Information
Access Nearest Station is Kitanomasuzuka Station on the Aichi Loop Line
Visitor Information Access Limited
Time Required 1 minute
Location Okazaki, Aichi Prefecture
Coordinates 35° 0' 10.33" N, 137° 10' 8.15" E
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Admin
Added to Jcastle 2023
Contributor ART
Admin Year Visited Viewer Contributed
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Jōkaku Shashin Kiroku
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