Azuchi Castle

Azuchi Castle (安土城)

Information : After Nobunagawa Oda won for Nagashino war against Takeda clan, Azuchi castle was built in 1579 , located on the shores of Lake Biwa. Only three years later, this castle was burned down by the betrayal of Mitsuhide Akechi, a vassal of Nobunaga just after his death at Honno-ji.

Built in : 1579

The main lord of a castle : Nobunagara Oda

In Use : Until? 1582

Link : A photo of Azuchi Castle on Wikipedia


Azuchi town, Shiga


20 min walk from Azuchi station (JR Biwako line)

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