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Takamatsu Castle
Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan
Takamatsu castle23.jpg
The Ushitora yagura
Type Azuchi-Momoyama castle
Coordinates Latitude:
Built late 16th century
Built by Mimura clan
Wood, stone, plaster
In use 16th-17th centuries
Archaeological and designated national historical site; castle ruins and two yagura remain.
Controlled by Ishikawa clan (until 1575)
Mōri clan (1575-1582)
Toyotomi Hideyoshi (1582-1598)
Hanabusa clan (c. 1598 - mid-17th century)
Commanders Shimizu Muneharu (c. 1575-1582)
Battles/wars Siege of Takamatsu (1582)

Takamatsu Castle (高松城 Takamatsu-jō?) is located in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, on the island of Shikoku, Japan. This castle is also called Tamamo Castle (玉藻城 Tamamo-jō?).

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This castle, built in 1590, is well known as one of the three Mizujiro, or "Water Castles" in Japan, along with Imabari Castle in Ehime Prefecture and Nakatsu Castle in Oita Prefecture

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Coordinates: 34°21′01″N 134°03′07″E / 34.3504°N 134.052°E / 34.3504; 134.052

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