Satsuma Yakata


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The Satsuma-yakata was the fortified manor hall of the Satsuma Clan, who were said to be descended from the Kudō Clan of Izu, and later it was the kyokan (residential area) of Sakakikitajō. See Sakakikitajou Castle for more information.

Visit Notes

No ruins remain and the site is now fields and housing.


Castle Profile
English Name Satsuma Yakata
Japanese Name 薩摩館
Founder Satsuma Clan
Year Founded Medieval Era
Castle Type Fortified Manor
Castle Condition Ruins only
Historical Period Pre Edo Period
Visitor Information
Access Sakaki Station on the Shinano Railway; 20 minute walk
Visitor Information Access Limited
Time Required 5 minutes
Location Sakaki, Nagano Prefecture
Coordinates 36° 27' 40.43" N, 138° 11' 36.20" E
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Added to Jcastle 2022
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