Last additions - Hachiman Misaki Park 八幡岬公園
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View from Kangun-zuka.Mar 04, 2010
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Kangun-zuka Memorial. During the Boshin War between the forces of the shogun and Emperor Meiji, a ship carrying the Kumamoto clan to Hakodate's Goryokaku fortress sank off this shore. This memorial is for the 135 people who died on the ship. 官軍塚Mar 04, 2010
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A tsunami trap if I ever saw one.1 commentsMar 04, 2010
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About the Kangun-zuka.Mar 04, 2010
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Katsuura Lighthouse and cherry blossomsMar 04, 2010
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Katsuura Lighthouse and cherry blossomsMar 04, 2010
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The lookout point on Hachiman Misaki Park can be seen.Mar 04, 2010
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Katsuura Lighthouse was not open to the public.Mar 04, 2010
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Nice costal views as you walk from Hachiman Misaki to Katsuura Lighthouse.Mar 04, 2010
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When Oman-no-kata was 14, Katsuura Castle was beseiged by Hideyoshi's forces and she, her mother and little brother escaped near here by using a white sheet to go down the cliff to a small boat which took them to Tateyama.Mar 04, 2010
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Katsuura LighthouseMar 04, 2010
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Statue of Oman-no-kata, daughter of Katsuura Castle lord Masaki Yoritada. She became Tokugawa Ieyasu's concubine at age 17 and gave birth to Tokugawa Yorinobu (clan in Kishu) and Yorifusa (clan in Mito).Mar 04, 2010
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Lookout pointMar 04, 2010
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Hachiman Misaki Park was the former site of Katsuura Castle. Masaki Yoritada was the castle lord until 1590.Mar 04, 2010
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Torii islandMar 04, 2010
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Map of Hachiman Misaki Park, an easy walk from central Katsuura.Mar 04, 2010
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SquidMar 04, 2010
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That white tower is the Katsuura Underwater Marine Tower for observing fish.Mar 04, 2010
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Katsuura has a scenic coastline. This is the Pacific Ocean.Mar 04, 2010
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AjiMar 04, 2010
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Drying fish in the sun.Mar 04, 2010
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Katsuura fish marketMar 04, 2010
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Katsuura port with fishing boats.Mar 04, 2010
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