Saku Miyanoue Castle

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History

Miyanōejō is listed in the Kōhakusaiki (高白斎記), a Sengoku period historical document, as one of the castles which fell to Takeda Shingen over a series of days in 1543. It fell a few days after Unnokuchijō and the day before Maeyamajō. It is again referred to in 1548, but this time as an encampment. Miyanōejō is thought to have been used as a fortified look-out and as a place to lodge troops. Any ruins of Miyanōejō were destroyed with the construction of Kōmi High School on the site.


Visit Notes

No ruins remain of this site which is now a high school.


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Castle Profile
English Name Saku Miyanoue Castle
Japanese Name 佐久宮ノ上城
Founder ???
Year Founded Before 1543
Castle Type Mountaintop
Castle Condition Ruins only
Historical Period Pre Edo Period
Features
Visitor Information
Access Managashi Station on the Kōmi Line; 20 minute walk
Visitor Information 24/7 free; mountain
Time Required 10 minutes
Location Kōmi, Nagano Prefecture
Coordinates 36° 6' 9.97" N, 138° 28' 48.29" E
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Added to Jcastle 2021
Contributor ART
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