Mito Castle

Mito Castle (水戸城)

Information: Baba lineage built Baba castle from 1190 to 1198 during Heian period. In 1594, Yoshinobu Satake attacked Edo clan who owned this castle at that time and won a war, then changed the castle name from Baba c to Mito. When Edo period started, Yorifusa Tokugawa came to dominate Mito area and one of Tokugawa three branch families owned this castle until 1871.

Link : A photo of Mito Castle on Wikipedia


Sannomaru, Mito city, Ibaraki


5 min walk from Mito station (JR Joban line)

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