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Japanese flag and Fujimi Turret
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Fujimi Turret 富士見櫓
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Fujimi Turret, Edo Castle 富士見櫓
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Fujimi Turret. Since Edo Castle had lost its castle tower which was never rebuilt, this turret served the functions of a castle tower. 富士見櫓
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Imperial Household Agency 宮内庁
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Map of the East Gardens of the Imperial Palace
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Fujimi Turret 富士見櫓
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Fujimi Turret 富士見櫓
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Fujimi Turret 富士見櫓
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Fujimi Turret 富士見櫓
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Fujimi Turret 富士見櫓
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Behind Fujimi Turret 富士見櫓
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Behind Fujimi Turret
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Tatsumi Turret 翼櫓(桜田二重櫓)
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Tatsumi Turret 翼櫓(桜田二重櫓)
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Tatsumi Turret, also called Sakurada-Niju Turret 翼櫓(桜田二重櫓)
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Tatsumi Turret was used for defense with holes to drop stones and windows to shoot arrows. 翼櫓(桜田二重櫓)
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桔梗門
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Sangai Yagura Turret, Shibata Castle. Reconstructed in June 2004 with traditional building methods taking 2 years. 三階櫓
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Shibata Castle, Niigata (Sangai Yagura Turret)
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Sangai Yagura Turret, Shibata Castle 三階櫓
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Sangai Yagura Turret, Shibata Castle 三階櫓
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Sangai Yagura Turret, Shibata Castle 三階櫓, Niigata. The castle never had a tenshukaku castle tower (donjon), so this turret was the grandest castle structure.
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Sangai Yagura Turret with three shachi sculptures on the T-shaped roof. Unique to Shibata Castle. Unfortunately, we cannot enter this turret since it is within the Ground Self-Defence Force base which occupies much of the castle grounds.
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Kyu-Ninomaru Sumi-yagura Turret, one of the two surviving Edo-Era structures. The castle originally had 11 turrets and 5 gates (no castle tower). The Meiji government ordered its destruction in 1872. All the structures were dismantled except two.
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Kyu-Ninomaru Sumi-yagura Turret. Toward the base above the stone wall, notice the "namako-kabe" pattern wall 海鼠壁. It resists snow. 旧二の丸隅櫓
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Kyu-Ninomaru Sumi-yagura Turret, an Important Cultural Property 旧二の丸隅櫓
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Due to the Meiji government's castle destruction order, most of the castle moats were filled in except for this one next to the Honmaru. After World War II, US troops occupied the castle grounds for a short time..
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Omotemon Gate, another Important Cultural Property
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Tatsumi Yagura Turret, reconstructed in June 2004. 辰巳櫓
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Stone wall with perfectly-fitting stones. No gaps between the stones.
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Steps to Tatsumi Yagura Turret, reconstructed in June 2004. 辰巳櫓
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Tatsumi Yagura Turret 辰巳櫓
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Inside Tatsumi Yagura Turret 辰巳櫓
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Inside Tatsumi Yagura Turret 辰巳櫓
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Tatsumi Yagura Turret. Traditional building methods were used to reconstruct the turret.
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Second floor of Tatsumi Yagura Turret
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Second floor of Tatsumi Yagura Turret
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Ceiling of Tatsumi Yagura Turret
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Stone dropping slot
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Banner with the five-diamond clan crest. Sangai Yagura Turret in the distance
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Ground Self-Defence Force base occupies half the castle site (since 1953). The reason why we cannot enter the Sangai Yagura Turret seen here within the base.
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Sangai Yagura Turret
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Kyu-Ninomaru Sumi-yagura Turret 旧二の丸隅櫓
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Kyu-Ninomaru Sumi-yagura Turret 旧二の丸隅櫓
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Kyu-Ninomaru Sumi-yagura Turret, one of two Edo-Era castle structures. 旧二の丸隅櫓
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Inside Kyu-Ninomaru Sumi-yagura Turret
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Inside Kyu-Ninomaru Sumi-yagura Turret
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Inside Kyu-Ninomaru Sumi-yagura Turret
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Second floor of Kyu-Ninomaru Sumi-yagura Turret
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Entrance to upper floor of Omotemon Gate
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Inside upper floor of Omotemon Gate 表門
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Inside upper floor of Omotemon Gate 表門
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Tatsumi Yagura Turret (Reconstructed in 1992)
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Statue of Yajirobe'e ("Yaji") on the left and Kitahachi ("Kita") from the story "Tokaido-chu Hizakurige" by Juppensha Ikku (1765-1839) a comic playwright who was born in Shizuoka city.
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Yaji in front of Sumpu Castle in Shizuoka city. 「東海道中膝栗毛」十返捨一九
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Kita in front of Sumpu Castle in Shizuoka city. 「東海道中膝栗毛」十返捨一九
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Statue of Yajirobe'e ("Yaji") on the left and Kitahachi ("Kita") from the story "Tokaido-chu Hizakurige" by Juppensha Ikku (1765-1839) a comic playwright who was born in Shizuoka city. In front of Sumpu Castle.
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Sunpu Castle has only two castle buildings, both reconstructed. This is one of them, the Tatsumi Yagura Turret. 巽櫓
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Tatsumi Yagura Turret at the southeast corner of Sumpu Park. 巽櫓
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Sunpu Castle's Tatsumi Yagura Turret and Higashi Gomon Gate.
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Higashi Gomon Gate and bridge
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Tatsumi Yagura as seen from behind.
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Inside Tatsumi Yagura Turret
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About Tatsumi Yagura
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After entering the Kurogane-mon Gate, you can see the Hoshii-yagura turret 干飯櫓 on the left which is connected to the castle tower via the Minami Hashiri-nagaya Longhouse 南走長屋. Both were reconstructed in April 2001.
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It took about 3 years to reconstruct this Hoshii-yagura turret using traditional construction methods. It was the castle's largest turret mainly used to store food.. 干飯櫓
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Top of Tsukimi Yagura turret (Moonviewing Turret). It was a two-story turret used to store weapons. It also offered a great view of the moon. 月見櫓
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Chatsubo Yagura turret (Tea Pot Turret). There was a two-story turret which stored tea ceremony implements and weapons. 茶壷櫓の跡
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They had a few exhibits and a video of the castle.
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Slits in the floor to drop stones and arrows.
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Slit in the floor to drop stones and arrows.
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View of Ninomaru Higashi Otemon Gate's bridge.
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