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Uda Matsuyama Castle
Uda, Nara Prefecture, Japan
Type Mountaintop style castle
Coordinates Latitude:
Longitude:
Built 15C
Built by Akiyama clan
Construction
materials
Stone walls
Demolished 1615
Current
condition
ruins
Current
owner
Akiyama clan, Fukushima clan

Uda Matsuyama Castle (宇陀松山城 Uda Matsuyama-jō?) is a castle structure in Uda, Nara Prefecture, Japan. The site was designated a National Historic Site.[1]

In 1600, Fukushima Masanori`s younger brother Fukushima Takaharu became the lord of the castle.[1][2] The castle was demolished by Tokugawa shogunate`s one country one castle rule in 1615.[3]

Current[]

The castle is now only ruins, just some stone walls and moats. The castle was listed as one of the Continued Top 100 Japanese Castles in 2017.[4]

See also[]

  • List of Historic Sites of Japan (Nara)

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "宇陀松山城" (in Japanese). Nara pref official. http://www.pref.nara.jp/miryoku/ikasu-nara/naranoshiro/udamatsuyamajo/. Retrieved 25 July 2019. 
  2. "宇陀松山城" (in Japanese). 攻城団. https://kojodan.jp/castle/486/. Retrieved 25 July 2019. 
  3. "宇陀松山城" (in Japanese). Uda city official. http://www.city.uda.nara.jp/sin-kankou/guide/other/ot17.html. Retrieved 25 July 2019. 
  4. "続日本100名城" (in Japanese). 日本城郭協会. http://jokaku.jp/japan-top-100-castles/best-100-castles-of-japan-2nd-selection/. Retrieved 25 July 2019. 

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