Iwazu Myoshinji Castle

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Iwazu-Myōshinjijō was constructed in 1426 as a satellite fortification of Iwazujō by Matsudaira Nobumitsu. In 1461 the fort(ified residence) was concerted into a temple, Myōshinji, by Nobumitsu to pray for his wife and child who had died. For more info' see Iwazu Castle.

Visit Notes

Iwazu-Myōshinjijō is one of several fortification sites in the wider complex of fortifications beneath Iwazu Castle. Iwazu-Myoshinjijō is now the site of a temple, Enpukuji; no ruins remain. Enpukuji is a nice temple and features large trees which are landmarks for the neighbourhood.


Castle Profile
English Name Iwazu Myoshinji Castle
Japanese Name 岩津妙心寺城
Founder Matsudaira Nobumitsu
Year Founded 1426
Castle Type Fortified Manor
Castle Condition Ruins only
Historical Period Pre Edo Period
Visitor Information
Access Nearest Station is Kitanomasuzuka Station on the Aichi Loop Line
Visitor Information 24/7 free; temple
Time Required 10 minutes
Website https://yachou-kojou.seesaa.net/article/202205article 18.html
Location Okazaki, Aichi Prefecture
Coordinates 35° 0' 13.82" N, 137° 10' 10.27" E
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Added to Jcastle 2023
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