Pre Edo Period

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Pre Edo Period / 江戸時代より以前

This is a subtype of Historical Period

Castles that were only active prior to the Edo Period come from a very different time of castle construction. The Edo Period saw the introduction of the "One Castle per Province" edict which forced the abandonment of thousands of castles throughout Japan. Castles prior to the Edo Period tended to be a part of a wider castle network. There would have been a central home castle where the provincial lord may lived and ruled and there was also a large network of small castles that would protect the borders, watch over major roads, serve as smoke signal forts, or may have simply been created and generally left empty except when needed in a time of unrest.

Any castle with this designation is probably smaller in scale, often on a mountaintop, and is unlikely to have any buildings. These sites will be of more interest to history fans, castle fans, and those who want to understand a specific area better.

This category also includes some of the ancient castles such as the Josaku sites ((e.g. Shiwa Castle, Taga Castle)) in Northeastern Japan and the early fortifications in Western Japan such as those at Kinojo and Ono Castle. I will likely separate these out into other categories at some point.

Castles with Pre Edo Period
  1. Aburakawa Nobue Yashiki
  2. Aida Iwabuchi Castle
  3. Aida Yakata
  4. Aimiyamamonomi Fort
  5. Ainuta Fort
  6. Aizu Odayama Castle
  7. Akagi Kita Castle
  8. Akagi Minami Castle
  9. Akagi Yakata
  10. Akatsuka Castle
  11. Akazawashi Yakata
  12. Akechi Osayama Castle
  13. Aki Castle
  14. Akiba Fort
  15. Akita Castle
  16. Akozu Castle
  17. Akutagawasan Castle
  18. Amabiki Castle
  19. Amagajo
  20. Amari Yakata
  21. Amemiya Yashiki
  22. Ametoya Castle
  23. Amino Shingozaemon Yashiki
  24. Amino Yashiki
  25. Ano Yakata
  26. Anrakuji Yakata
  27. Ansho Castle
  28. Aoiyama Castle
  29. Aoyagi Castle
  30. Aoyagi Yakata
  31. Aoyama Castle
  32. Aragaito Fort
  33. Arai Castle
  34. Arako Castle
  35. Arashi Castle
  36. Arato Castle
  37. Aratoshou Castle
  38. Arayama Castle
  39. Arikoyama Castle
  40. Aruga Castle
  41. Asaba Castle
  42. Asahara Yakata
  43. Asahiyama Castle
  44. Asama Palace
  45. Asama Yakata
  46. Ashigara Castle
  47. Ashigara Teraba Fort
  48. Ashikagashi Yakata
  49. Asonuma Castle
  50. Asukayama Castle
  51. Asuke Castle
  52. Aya Castle
  53. Azuchi Castle
  54. Azumi Aoki Castle
  55. Azumi Furumaya Castle
  56. Azumi Futatsugi Castle
  57. Azumi Horinouchi Yakata
  58. Azumi Iwahara Castle
  59. Azumi Kameyama Castle
  60. Azumi Kitsune Castle
  61. Azumi Mondo Castle
  62. Azumi Nagao Castle
  63. Azumi Nakamura Castle
  64. Azumi Nishimaki Castle
  65. Azumi Nishiyama Castle
  66. Azumi Ogiwara Castle
  67. Azumi Ogiwara Yakata
  68. Azumi Ogura Castle
  69. Azumi Oshino Castle
  70. Azumi Sano Castle
  71. Azumi Shibutami Castle
  72. Azumi Shimizu Yakata
  73. Azumi Shironomine Castle
  74. Azumi Takisawa Castle
  75. Azumi Tanoiri Castle
  76. Azumi Taya Castle
  77. Azumi Uchibori Yakata
  78. Azumi Uyama Castle
  79. Azumi Uyama Yakata
  80. Azumi Uzuhashi Castle
  81. Beffu Castle (Koka)
  82. Bingo Kouyama Castle
  83. Bitchu Kamo Castle
  84. Bitchu Kanmuriyama Castle
  85. Bitchu Oishi Castle
  86. Bitchu Takamatsu Castle
  87. Bizenhara Yakata
  88. Busetsu Castle
  89. Bushihara Fort
  90. Chausudate
  91. Chiba Castle
  92. Chigasaki Castle
  93. Chihaya Castle
  94. Chiisagata Kemi Castle
  95. Chiisagata Komaki Castle
  96. Chiisagata Komakikamino Castle
  97. Chiisagata Nakano Castle
  98. Chiisagata Nakao Castle
  99. Chiisagata Nishiyama Castle
  100. Chiisagata Shirayama Castle
  101. Chiisagata Yashima Castle
  102. Chikatou Fort
  103. Chikuma Asada Castle
  104. Chikuma Asahi Castle
  105. Chikuma Asaka Castle
  106. Chikuma Chausuyama Castle
  107. Chikuma Gotenyama Castle
  108. Chikuma Higashijou Castle
  109. Chikuma Hime Castle
  110. Chikuma Kakiage Castle
  111. Chikuma Kattori Castle
  112. Chikuma Kemi Castle
  113. Chikuma Koshikou Castle
  114. Chikuma Koya Castle
  115. Chikuma Kushiki Castle
  116. Chikuma Moto Castle
  117. Chikuma Motoyama Castle
  118. Chikuma Nakajou Yakata
  119. Chikuma Narukami Castle
  120. Chikuma Nishijou Castle
  121. Chikuma Osaka Castle
  122. Chikuma Saburouhora Castle
  123. Chikuma Samine Castle
  124. Chikuma Saruga Castle
  125. Chikuma Sasaga Castle
  126. Chikuma Sasano Castle
  127. Chikuma Sasazawa Castle
  128. Chikuma Takasu Castle
  129. Chikuma Takayama Castle
  130. Chikuma Takeda Castle
  131. Chikuma Tazawa Castle
  132. Chikuma Uchi Castle
  133. Chikuma Ueda Castle
  134. Chikuma Uenoyama Castle
  135. Chikuma Wada Castle
  136. Chikuma Yagura Castle
  137. Chikuma Yamazaki Fort
  138. Chikuzen Fukutake Castle
  139. Chikuzen Sakata Castle
  140. Chikuzenbara Fort
  141. Chiran Castle
  142. Chofuku Castle
  143. Choujaike Yakata
  144. Choujayama Castle
  145. Choujayashiki Yakata
  146. Choushouin Yakata
  147. Daikan'yama Fort
  148. Dainenji Yakata
  149. Daiun'in Doi
  150. Deura Castle
  151. Dokanyama
  152. Doushou Hori
  153. Echi Aoyama Castle
  154. Echi Hatada Castle
  155. Echi Hida Castle
  156. Echi Hirai Castle
  157. Echi Imoto Castle
  158. Echi Kamigishimoto Castle
  159. Echi Katsushima Castle
  160. Echi Kitabodaiji Castle
  161. Echi Nakato Castle
  162. Echi Ogura Castle
  163. Echi Shimozato Castle
  164. Echi Sone Castle
  165. Echi Takano Castle
  166. Echi Touendou Castle
  167. Echi Yamori Castle
  168. Echigo Kanayama Castle
  169. Echigo Katsuyama Castle
  170. Echigo Matsudai Castle
  171. Egawa Fort
  172. Eimeiin Fort
  173. Ema Yakata
  174. Enryakuji
  175. Enryakuji Amidadou Fort
  176. Enryakuji Higashitani Fort
  177. Enryakuji Joudoin Fort
  178. Enryakuji Kitatani Fort
  179. Enryakuji Monjurou Fort
  180. Enryakuji Nishitani Fort
  181. Enryakuji Shakadou Fort
  182. Etchuu Shinjou Castle
  183. Fujihashi Castle (Tokyo)
  184. Fujimaki Yashiki
  185. Fujita Castle
  186. Fukakusa Yakata
  187. Fukazawa Castle
  188. Fukuouji Yakata
  189. Fukushima Castle
  190. Fukuyo Castle
  191. Fukuzawa Yakata
  192. Fumimichi Castle
  193. Funaoka Castle
  194. Funaokayama Castle
  195. Funayama Castle
  196. Funehiki Castle
  197. Furuhata Yakata
  198. Furujou Yakata
  199. Furukawa Castle
  200. Furumaya Yakata
  201. Furuwatari Castle
  202. Fuseyachouja Yakata
  203. Fushimi Castle
  204. Futamata Castle
  205. Futatsu Bungonokami Yakata
  206. Futoge Castle
  207. Futoh'yama Castle
  208. Gakiyama Noroshidai
  209. Gamou Funaki Castle
  210. Gamou Ikeda Yakata
  211. Gamou Isshiki Castle
  212. Gamou Kitatsuda Castle
  213. Gamou Komori Castle
  214. Gamou Kongouji Castle
  215. Gamou Kounoshou Castle
  216. Gamou Minamitsuda Castle
  217. Gamou Osada Castle
  218. Gamou Tsuda Castle
  219. Ganjaku Castle
  220. Ganshouin Yakata
  221. Gassan Toda Castle
  222. Gifu Castle
  223. Gion Castle
  224. Gobara Castle
  225. Gochaku Castle
  226. Gokan Castle
  227. Gongen Yakata
  228. Gouda Fort
  229. Gujo Hachiman Castle
  230. Haba Castle
  231. Habako Castle
  232. Habauehori Yashiki
  233. Hachigata Castle
  234. Hachikenchōja Castle
  235. Hachinohe Castle
  236. Hachioji Castle
  237. Haga Castle
  238. Hagikura Fort
  239. Haibara Castle
  240. Haiyama Castle
  241. Hakusan Castle
  242. Hamagawa Castle
  243. Hanakuma Castle
  244. Hanamaki Castle
  245. Hanawa Castle
  246. Hanazawa Yakata
  247. Hanazono Castle
  248. Hanazono Mitake Castle
  249. Haneo Castle
  250. Hanishina Motai Castle
  251. Hanishina Takeyama Castle
  252. Hanishina Terao Castle
  253. Haranomoto Castle
  254. Harima Hakusan Castle
  255. Hasedo Castle
  256. Hatakenaka Yakata
  257. Hatayama Castle
  258. Hatsuzawa Castle
  259. Hatta Yashiki
  260. Hattori Castle (Koka)
  261. Hayaotoshi Castle
  262. Hayashi Kohee Yashiki
  263. Hayashikojo Castle
  264. Hayashiohjo Castle
  265. Hida Hirose Castle
  266. Hida Kojima Castle
  267. Hida Takayama Castle
  268. Hieinoyama Fort
  269. Higashi Maruoka Castle (Koka)
  270. Higashi Wada Castle
  271. Hikaru Castle
  272. Hiki Castle
  273. Hikidono Yashiki
  274. Hikuma Castle
  275. Himuro Yakata
  276. Hinode Castle
  277. Hirai Castle
  278. Hirai Kanayama Castle
  279. Hiraide Moated Settlement
  280. Hirakura Castle
  281. Hirase Castle
  282. Hirase Kitano Castle
  283. Hirase Noroshidai
  284. Hirase Yakata
  285. Hiratsuka Castle
  286. Hisawa Castle
  287. Hishakuyama Castle
  288. Hitachi Fuchuu Castle
  289. Hitachi Takekuma Castle
  290. Hitachi Yamagata Castle
  291. Hitachi Yorii Castle
  292. Hitachi Yoshida Castle
  293. Hiyama Castle
  294. Hizen Nagoya Castle
  295. Hodarakuji Castle
  296. Hojo Clan Residence
  297. Honjinzawabata Fort
  298. Honshouji Castle
  299. Hora Yakata
  300. Horigane Yakata
  301. Horigoe Palace
  302. Horikoshi Castle
  303. Hoshigasaki Castle
  304. Hosogaya Yakata
  305. Hotaka Yakata
  306. Hotta no Saku
  307. Houjiin Doi
  308. Houshouji Fort
  309. Houzouji Yakata
  310. Hyakusaiji Castle
  311. Iba Castle
  312. Ibako Castle
  313. Ibaraki Castle
  314. Ibarayama Castle
  315. Ibayama Castle
  316. Ibikitagata Castle
  317. Ibuka Castle
  318. Ichibajin'yama Castle (Koka)
  319. Ichigousan Castle
  320. Ichijodani Castle
  321. Ichijojiyama Castle
  322. Ichikawa Jin'ya
  323. Ichinomiya Castle
  324. Iga Hijiyama Castle
  325. Iga Mibuno Castle
  326. Igawa Castle
  327. Iida Fort
  328. Iinawa Castle
  329. Iino Taira Castle
  330. Iinuma Castle
  331. Iiyama Castle
  332. Ijiri Yashiki
  333. Ikeda Castle
  334. Ikenoshiri Yakata
  335. Imai Castle
  336. Imai Fort
  337. Ina Akasu Castle
  338. Ina Castle
  339. Ina Higuchiuchi Castle
  340. Ina Horinouchi Yakata
  341. Ina Ichinodaira Castle
  342. Ina Inamura Castle
  343. Ina Joumura Castle
  344. Ina Kamihiraideko Castle
  345. Ina Kasuga Castle
  346. Ina Kitano Castle
  347. Ina Kiyomizu Castle
  348. Ina Koide Castle
  349. Ina Konishi Castle
  350. Ina Korin Castle
  351. Ina Koujin'yama Castle
  352. Ina Kurata Castle
  353. Ina Maruyama Fort
  354. Ina Matsuo Castle
  355. Ina Matsushima Castle
  356. Ina Minowa Castle
  357. Ina Nagayama Castle
  358. Ina Nakagome Castle
  359. Ina Oguro Castle
  360. Ina Ohkubo Castle
  361. Ina Ohniwa Castle
  362. Ina Omotegi Castle
  363. Ina Ou Castle
  364. Ina Ryuugasaki Castle
  365. Ina Shimohiraideko Castle
  366. Ina Shimono Castle
  367. Ina Sokura Castle
  368. Ina Suganuma Castle
  369. Ina Suzuoka Castle
  370. Ina Takada Castle
  371. Ina Tanagi Castle
  372. Ina Tanaka Castle
  373. Ina Tenpaku Castle
  374. Ina Wada Castle
  375. Ina Yashiki
  376. Ina Yasuoka Castle
  377. Ina Yokokawa Castle
  378. Ina Yokoyama Castle
  379. Ina Yoshioka Castle
  380. Inamurafuru Castle
  381. Inaniwa Castle
  382. Inatsuke Castle
  383. Innoshima Suigun Castle
  384. Inoko Yakata
  385. Inoue Castle
  386. Inoue Yakata
  387. Inoue Yakata (Shiga)
  388. Inuinofuru Castle
  389. Inukai Castle
  390. Inukai Yakata
  391. Ioto Castle
  392. Ioyama Castle
  393. Isawa Castle
  394. Ishigakiyama Ichiya Castle
  395. Ishigami Castle
  396. Ishihama Castle
  397. Isobe Castle
  398. Itabashi Castle
  399. Itagaki Kanenobu Yashiki
  400. Itami Castle
  401. Itazuke Moated Settlement
  402. Itokazu Castle
  403. Itou Genba Yashiki
  404. Itousakaue Fort
  405. Iwabitsu Castle
  406. Iwade Danjou Kyokan
  407. Iwadono Castle
  408. Iwakiri Castle
  409. Iwaoka Yakata
  410. Iwasaki Castle
  411. Iwasaki Yakata
  412. Iwaseyama Castle
  413. Iwaya Castle
  414. Izaki Castle
  415. Izu Moriyama Castle
  416. Izu Nagahama Castle
  417. Izu Ohdairashin Castle
  418. Izumigashira Castle
  419. Jikouin Fort
  420. Jikouin Yakata
  421. Jinbagahara Castle
  422. Jindaiji Castle
  423. Jinguuji Yakata
  424. Jionji Yakata
  425. Jizen Castle (Koka)
  426. Jofukuji Castle
  427. Jou Ian Yashiki
  428. Jouhikage Fort
  429. Joujou Castle
  430. Joukouin Yakata
  431. Joumurafuru Castle
  432. Jounoue Fort
  433. Jukkumi Yashiki
  434. Jurakudai
  435. Juuouzan Fort
  436. Kaesa Castle
  437. Kaga Utasu Castle
  438. Kagikakemonomi Fort
  439. Kai Asahiyama Castle
  440. Kai Baba Yashiki
  441. Kai Biwa Castle
  442. Kai Genga Yashiki
  443. Kai Genji Yakata
  444. Kai Hayakawa Yashiki
  445. Kai Henmi Yashiki
  446. Kai Hirai Yashiki
  447. Kai Horinouchi Castle
  448. Kai Ikkui Yashiki
  449. Kai Imai Yashiki
  450. Kai Iwade Yashiki
  451. Kai Kazama Yashiki
  452. Kai Kose Yashiki
  453. Kai Kouno Yashiki
  454. Kai Koyama Castle
  455. Kai Maruyama Fort
  456. Kai Nakao Castle
  457. Kai Nakazawa Yashiki
  458. Kai Nishikawa Yashiki
  459. Kai Obu Yashiki
  460. Kai Omagari Yashiki
  461. Kai Sanada Yashiki
  462. Kai Tsuji Yashiki
  463. Kai Ueno Castle
  464. Kai Yamanaka Yakata
  465. Kai Yashiro Yashiki
  466. Kaibai Castle
  467. Kaiden Castle
  468. Kakegawako Castle
  469. Kakuhari Yashiki
  470. Kakunodate Castle
  471. Kamaenohaka Yakata
  472. Kamagatake Castle
  473. Kamaha Castle
  474. Kamaian Yakata
  475. Kamigatou Yashiki
  476. Kamiiida Jin'ya
  477. Kamimakifuru Castle
  478. Kaminagahara Castle
  479. Kamioka Castle
  480. Kamitohno Castle
  481. Kamogatake Castle
  482. Kanaiyama Castle
  483. Kanao Yogaisan Castle
  484. Kanayama Castle
  485. Kanbara Castle
  486. Kanbe Castle
  487. Kanegasaki Castle
  488. Kannonji Castle
  489. Kanzaki Amidadou Castle
  490. Kanzaki Imamura Castle
  491. Kanzaki Ishibayama Castle
  492. Kanzaki Kakimi Castle
  493. Kanzaki Kamagari Castle
  494. Kanzaki Kawanami Castle
  495. Kanzaki Kitasudayama Castle
  496. Kanzaki Kokuryou Castle
  497. Kanzaki Ogawa Castle
  498. Kanzaki Shichiri Yakata
  499. Kanzaki Shimohiyoshi Castle
  500. Kanzaki Shimura Castle
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