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