Kanazawa Castle

Kanazawa Castle (金沢城)

Information : This area was a temple of Jodo Shinshu before Nobunaga Oda attacked here in 1580. After a war, Moriyoshi Sakuma owned it and changed that name from Oyama Gobo to Kanazawa castle. Kenrokuen (one of three best Japanese landscape gardens) is located next to this castle.

The official Web : http://www.pref.ishikawa.jp/siro-niwa/kanazawajou/index_e.html

Built in : 1580

The main lord of a castle:Morimasa Sakuma

In use: until 1871

Link : A photo of Kanazawa Castle on Wikipedia

 
Address

Marunouchi, Kanazawa city, Ishikawa

Access

15 min by bus from Kanazawa station

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