Nakajou Yakata (Chikuma)


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Yakata site associated with the Nakajō complex which includes the Nakajō-Ikenotaira-toride (Nakajouikenotaira Fort). It is also known as Shimorino-yakata (下里之館).

Visit Notes

No ruins remain of this yakata (fortified manor hall) site, Nakajō-yakata. The area is now housing and fields. There is a large, ancient-looking tree in one corner of this site which sits on a river terrace above the Sai River.


Castle Profile
English Name Nakajou Yakata (Chikuma)
Japanese Name 筑摩中城館
Alternate Names 下里之館
Founder Unknown
Year Founded Unknown
Castle Type Fortified Manor
Castle Condition Ruins only
Historical Period Pre Edo Period
Visitor Information
Access Tazawa Station on the Shinonoi Line; 40 minute walk
Visitor Information 24/7 free; fields
Time Required 10 minutes
Location Azumino, Nagano Prefecture
Coordinates 36° 19' 28.20" N, 137° 55' 37.99" E
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Added to Jcastle 2022
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