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Akashi Castle seen from the train platform of Akashi Station.
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Akashi Castle seen from the train platform of Akashi Station.
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Castle moat
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Entrance to Akashi Park
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Castle moat
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Twin turrets of Akashi Castle
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Twin turrets of Akashi CastleThe left turret is called the Hitsujisaru Turret (坤櫓) and the right one is called the Tatsumi Turret (巽櫓).
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Hitsujisaru Turret (坤櫓)
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Path to turrets
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Steps to turrets
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Tatsumi Turret (巽櫓)
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Tatsumi Turret (巽櫓) (not open to visitors)
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Tatsumi Turret (巽櫓)
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Tatsumi Turret (巽櫓)
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View from castleThe train station can be seen in the distance.
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Castle wall and Hitsujisaru Turret (坤櫓)
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Hitsujisaru Turret (坤櫓) is open to visitors.
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Castle tower foundation
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Hitsujisaru Turret (坤櫓) and castle tower foundation
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Inside Hitsujisaru Turret
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Inside Hitsujisaru Turret
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Inside Hitsujisaru Turret
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Inside Hitsujisaru TurretRoof tile ends on display.
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Stairs inside Hitsujisaru TurretUnfortunately, the upper floor is bnot open to visitors.
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Vuew from Hitsujisaru Turret
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Castle wall
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Garden of Musashi 武蔵の庭園Near the park entrance is a Japanese garden designed by Miyamoto Musashi, famous warrior.
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Map of Akashi ParkThe castle is now only a small part of the park.
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