#607: Hikone Castle (category: castle)
Hikone Castle, located in Hikone City, Shiga Prefecture, is one of 12 Existing Tenshu in Japan. (The word "Tenshu" means the highest tower in a Japanese castle.)
It is one of the five castles, whose tenshu is designated as a National Treasure by the Japanese government. The castle is located to the east of Lake Biwa (refer to #483).
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