Castle

2013-07-10
P1090119 Okayama castle was built in 1597 by Lord Ukita Hidele who ruled over Okayama, then known as the province of Bizen. The castle is nicknamed Ujo (crow castle)...
Okayama castle was built in 1597 by Lord Ukita Hidele who ruled over Okayama, then known as the province of Bizen. The castle is nicknamed Ujo (crow castle)…
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IMG_7017 Roka-mon, the corridor gate. Here once stood the original roka-mon, which formed the lower end of a long corridor from the mid-level to the highest level.
Roka-mon, the corridor gate. Here once stood the original roka-mon, which formed the lower end of a long corridor from the mid-level to the highest level.
IMG_7020 Akazu-no-mon, the unopened gate. This gate was at the bottom of a flight of stone steps, which led to the feudal lord's mansion. Instead of this gate, the...
Akazu-no-mon, the unopened gate. This gate was at the bottom of a flight of stone steps, which led to the feudal lord's mansion. Instead of this gate, the…
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