About Fukuchiyama Castle
Fukuchiyama Castle is located in the city of Fukuchiyama, Kyoto Prefecture. It was the residence of the Fukuchiyama clan in Edo period. Hideyoshi Toyotomi and Mitsuhide Akechi attacked the Chugoku region by Nobunaga Oda’s order. It is said that the Mitsuhide Akechi which attacked from the Sanin Road side pacified the Tamba country at that time, and the Fukuchiyama Castle in shape like the present was constructed.
It is now maintained as a Fukuchiyama Castle Park, and the Grand Tower of the triple third floor and the small tower of the double second floor were restored in 1986. Located in the foothills of the center of the Fukuchiyama Basin, it has an alias of Garyu Castle from its topography.
The interior of the large castle tower is a permanent exhibition hall of the Fukuchiyama Local museum, and the small castle tower is a special exhibition hall, and heritage from Mitsuhide Akechi to Mr. Kuchiki is on display.
Fukuchiyama Castle photos
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Photographer: Hiroki Iwata
5 Uchiki, Fukuchiyama City, Kyoto, Japan
|Adults 320 yen, Elementary and junior high school students 100 yen
|Usual viewing season
Cherry(Approx. 30 trees)
Kyoto Tango Railway
|60 cars (free of charge)
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