Kazama Yakata

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Kazama-yakata was the fortified manor house of the Kazama Clan. There were many branches of the clan but this is thought to have been their place of origin. There is a Kazama Shrine nearby and the area was formerly known as Kazama Village. Today the site of Kazama-yakata is a temple called Jōfukuji.

Visit Notes

The site of the Kazama-yakata is now a temple, Jōfukuji.


Castle Profile
English Name Kazama Yakata
Japanese Name 風間館
Founder Kazama Clan
Year Founded Medieval Times
Castle Type Fortified Manor
Castle Condition Ruins only
Historical Period Pre Edo Period
Visitor Information
Access Nagano Station on the Shinonoi Line; 10 minute bus; 10 minute walk
Visitor Information Free; 24/7; Temple
Time Required 20 minutes
Location Nagano, Nagano Prefecture
Coordinates 36° 38' 16.66" N, 138° 13' 42.35" E
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Added to Jcastle 2020
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