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Inuyama Castle

Historic Site
Castle structure: Flatland-mountain castle

Main tower structure: Lookout-tower-style with three tiers, four floors, and two underground levels (rebuilt in 1620)

Year of construction: Kinoshita Castle (the castle that existed in this location prior to Inuyama Castle) 1469, Inuyama Castle 1537

Designation: National treasure

Main castle lords: Oda clan, Ikeda clan, Nakagawa clan, Kato clan, Takeda clan, Miwa clan, Ishikawa clan, Ogasawara clan, and Naruse clan

Comment: Because, when seen from the Kiso River, the castle bears a close resemblance to the appearance of Baidicheng (Hakuteijo in Japanese) viewed from the Yangtze River in China, it has been given the nickname Hakuteijo.
Address
65-2, Kitakoken, Inuyama Inuyama Aichi Prefecture
Url
国宝犬山城ホームページ
Category
Historic Site
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