Last additions - Sumpu (Sunpu) Castle 駿府城
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The annual Daidogei (street performance) World Cup in Shizuoka is held in Sumpu Park in autumn.Aug 19, 2008
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Shizuoka manholeAug 19, 2008
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Higashi Gomon Grassy LawnAug 19, 2008
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Daidogei World Cup in Shizuoka at Sumpu ParkAug 19, 2008
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Daidogei World Cup in Shizuoka at Sumpu ParkAug 19, 2008
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Park areaAug 19, 2008
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Tatsumi Yagura as seen from behind.Aug 19, 2008
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Ruins of the Inner MoatAug 19, 2008
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Map of Sumpu ParkAug 19, 2008
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Ruins of the Inner Moat 内堀Aug 19, 2008
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Stone wall of Higashi Gomon GateAug 19, 2008
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About Higashi Gomon GateAug 19, 2008
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About Tatsumi YaguraAug 19, 2008
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Higashi Gomon GateAug 19, 2008
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Inside Tatsumi Yagura TurretAug 19, 2008
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Higashi Gomon Gate BridgeAug 19, 2008
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Higashi Gomon Gate 東御門Aug 19, 2008
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Higashi Gomon Gate 東御門Aug 19, 2008
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Higashi Gomon Gate and bridgeAug 19, 2008
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Gate doorAug 19, 2008
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About Sumpu CastleAug 19, 2008
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Higashi Gomon Gate 東御門Aug 19, 2008
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Sumpu Castle's Higashi Gomon Gate and bridge 東御門Aug 19, 2008
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Higashi Gomon Gate and bridge 東御門Aug 19, 2008
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Higashi Gomon Gate and bridgeAug 19, 2008
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Sunpu Castle has only two castle buildings, both reconstructed. This is one of them, the Tatsumi Yagura Turret. 巽櫓Aug 19, 2008
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Tatsumi Yagura Turret at the southeast corner of Sumpu Park. 巽櫓Aug 19, 2008
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Sunpu Castle's Tatsumi Yagura Turret and Higashi Gomon Gate.Aug 19, 2008
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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.Aug 19, 2008
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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Aug 19, 2008
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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.Aug 19, 2008
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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Aug 19, 2008
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When Tokugawa Ieyasu retired as shogun, he lived here at Sumpu Castle. He also died here at age 72 in 1616. On the day of his death, his body was taken to Mt. Kunozan at Nihondaira for burial.Aug 19, 2008
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Tatsumi Yagura Turret (Reconstructed in 1992)Aug 19, 2008
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Sumpu Castle moat. The buildings are the Shizuoka Prefectural capital.Aug 19, 2008
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Bridge over the first moat.Aug 19, 2008
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Sumpu Castle is a short walk from JR Shizuoka Station. You'll find mainly moats, a large park, and some government buildings.Aug 19, 2008
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