Kouji Yakata

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History

The Kōji-yakata was the yashiki (residence) of the Kōji (or Koshi) Clan. The Kōji were vassals of the Ôtari Clan who had their fortified manor hall nearby. This shows a close relationship between the two clans.


Visit Notes

It was already dark by the time I got to the former site of the Kōji-yakata. Luckily, the site's most prominent feature, an embankment beyond which the fortified manor hall sat, is right by the road. Since I was passing by here regardless I figured I may as well look.




Gallery
  • Embankments at the site of yakata
  • Embankments at the site of yakata


Castle Profile
English Name Kouji Yakata
Japanese Name 越氏館
Alternate Names 中沢古屋敷
Founder Kōji Clan
Year Founded Sengoku Period
Castle Type Fortified Manor
Castle Condition Ruins only
Historical Period Pre Edo Period
Artifacts Dorui
Features
Visitor Information
Access Akashina Station on the Shinonoi Line; 35 minute walk
Visitor Information 24/7; Free; Fields
Time Required 5 minutes
Location Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture
Coordinates 36° 21' 0.22" N, 137° 56' 46.28" E
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Admin
Added to Jcastle 2021
Contributor ART
Admin Year Visited Viewer Contributed
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