Last additions - Akashi Castle 明石城
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Map of Akashi ParkThe castle is now only a small part of the park.Jan 20, 2006
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View from Hitsujisaru TurretJan 20, 2006
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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.Jan 20, 2006
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Stairs inside Hitsujisaru TurretUnfortunately, the upper floor is bnot open to visitors.Jan 20, 2006
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Castle wallJan 20, 2006
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Inside Hitsujisaru TurretJan 20, 2006
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Inside Hitsujisaru TurretRoof tile ends on display.Jan 20, 2006
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Inside Hitsujisaru TurretJan 20, 2006
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Inside Hitsujisaru TurretJan 20, 2006
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Hitsujisaru Turret (坤櫓) is open to visitors.Jan 20, 2006
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Hitsujisaru Turret (坤櫓) and castle tower foundationJan 20, 2006
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Castle wall and Hitsujisaru Turret (坤櫓)Jan 20, 2006
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Castle tower foundationJan 20, 2006
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Tatsumi Turret (巽櫓)Jan 20, 2006
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View from castleThe train station can be seen in the distance.Jan 20, 2006
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Tatsumi Turret (巽櫓) (not open to visitors)Jan 20, 2006
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Tatsumi Turret (巽櫓)Jan 20, 2006
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Path to turretsJan 20, 2006
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Hitsujisaru Turret (坤櫓)Jan 20, 2006
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Steps to turretsJan 20, 2006
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Tatsumi Turret (巽櫓)Jan 20, 2006
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Castle moatJan 20, 2006
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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).Jan 20, 2006
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Twin turrets of Akashi CastleJan 20, 2006
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Entrance to Akashi ParkJan 20, 2006
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Akashi Castle seen from the train platform of Akashi Station.Jan 20, 2006
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Castle moatJan 20, 2006
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Akashi Castle seen from the train platform of Akashi Station.Jan 20, 2006
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