Biomass Kato took time of seven years and completed Kumamoto Castle in 12 (1607) Keicho era years. Ishigaki "protecting stones of samurai residences" which it is hard to come to climb so as to go to the top in particular are unique. The current castle tower rebuilt that I was destroyed by fire by the Southwestern Rebellion of 1877 in 1960.
Kumamoto Castle is a castle in Kumamoto, it is one of the Japan's three biggest fine castles with Osaka-jo Castle / Nagoya-jo Castle.
Kumamoto prefecture, Japan. that has been opened to the public for tours. A large, and in its day, an extremely well fortified Japanese castle. The donjon (castle central keep) is a concrete reconstruction built in 1960, but several ancillary wooden buildings remain of the original castle. The castle was besieged during the Satsuma Rebellion, and was sacked and burned after a 53-day siege.
In nearby San-no-Maru Park is the Hosokawa Gyobu-tei, the former residence of Hosokawa clan, the Higo daimyo. This traditional wooden mansion has a fine Japanese garden located in its grounds.
The signature curved stone walls known as musha-gaeshi, as well as wooden overhangs were designed to prevent foes from penetrating the castle. Rock falls were also used as deterrents.
Festival of 400 years of Kumamoto castle
The summary about 400 Kumamoto-jo Castle construction of a castle anniversaries
These "400 Kumamoto-jo Castle construction of a castle anniversaries" not only fix their eyes on Kyushu Shinkansen whole line commencement of practice but also a transient event to celebrate construction of a castle 400 years, and it is a business to send charm of Kumamoto to continuously. In addition, the economic world, a person concerned with culture concentrate wisdom of Kumamoto and gather civic participation in planning widely and develop a business to create the new pastime that gives poetic charm of Kumamoto.
４００ th Anniversary of Kumamoto Castle Event Schedule
「 Dawn-opening Ceremony & New Year Countdown 」 December 31, 2006-January 3, 2007