Minowa Castle

Minowa Castle (箕輪城)

Information: It was built by Narihisa Nagano in 1512. In 1566, Minowa castle was attacked by Takeda troops and was defeated. After Takeda clan was ruined , Ujinao Hojo came to this castle instead (1582) but was attacked by Kagekatsu Uegusi and Toshinao Maeda, vassals of? Hideyoshi Toyotomi in 1590. Only stone walls and some bases can be seen now.

Link : A photo of Minowa Castle on Wikipedia


Misatomachi-Nishiakiya, Takasaki city, Gunma


30 min by bus from Takasaki station + 20 min walk

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