#603: Hirosaki Castle (category: castle)
Hirosaki Castle, located in Hirosaki City, Aomori Prefecture, is one of 12 Existing Tenshu in Japan. (The word "Tenshu" means the highest tower in a Japanese castle.)
The castle is designated as an Important Cultural Property by the Japanese government. Also, the late Ryotaro Shiba, one of the best-loved Japanese novelists, chose it as one of the seven greatest castles in the country.
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