#614: Kochi Castle (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)


#614: Kochi Castle (category: castle)

Kochi Castle

Kochi Castle, located in Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture, is one of 12 Existing Tenshu in Japan. (The word "Tenshu" means the highest tower in a Japanese castle.)

Kazutoyo Yamauchi, a famous warlord in the 16th and 17th centuries, started building the castle and Tadayoshi Yamauchi, his adopted son, completed it in 1601. It is also called Hawk Castle.

Kochi Castle Japan

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