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.
The site of the Kazama-yakata is now a temple, Jōfukuji.
|English Name||Kazama Yakata|
|Year Founded||Medieval Times|
|Castle Type||Fortified Manor|
|Castle Condition||Ruins only|
|Historical Period||Pre Edo Period|
|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|
|Added to Jcastle||2020|
|Admin Year Visited||Viewer Contributed|