List by Prefecture

List by Prefecture

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Hokkaido


Chashi ruin at Nemuro Peninsula (☆★) ◎
Goryokaku (☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Donan 12 Residences (☆★) ○
Katsuyamadate (☆☆☆★★) ○
Matsumae Castle (☆☆★★★)


Tohoku Region


Aomori Prefecture (Mutsu province)



Iwate Prefecture (Mutsu province)


Morioka Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Hanamaki Castle (☆☆★)
Kunohe Castle (☆☆☆★★) ○



Akita Prefecture (Dewa province)


Kubota Castle (☆☆☆★★) ◎
Wakimoto Castle (☆☆☆★★) ○
Hiyama Castle (☆☆☆☆★★)
Yokote  Castle (☆☆★★)
Nishimonai Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Akita Castle (☆☆★) ○

Miyagi Prefecture (Mutsu province)


Shiroishi Castle (☆☆★★) ○
Sendai Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Tagajo Castle (☆☆☆☆★★)
Iwakiri Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Iwadeyama Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Kaneyama Castle (Mutsu) (☆☆★★)


Yamagata Prefecture (Dewa province)


Yamagata Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Tsurugaoka Castle (☆☆★★) ○
Shinjo Castle (☆☆★★)
Yonezawa Castle (☆☆★★) ○
Hataya Castle (☆☆★★)
Kaminoyama Castle (☆☆★)
Hasedo Castle (☆☆★★)
Nakayama Castle (Dewa) (☆☆★★)

Fukushima Prefecture (Mutsu province)


Shirakawa Castle (☆☆★★★) ◎
Aizu Wakamatsu Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Nihonmatsu Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Inawashiro Castle (☆☆★★)
Mukaihaguroyama Castle (☆☆☆☆★★) ○
Shigiyama Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Miharu Castle (☆☆★★) ○
Hisakawa Castle (☆☆★★)
Tanagura Castle (☆☆★★)
Kashiwagi Castle (☆☆☆☆★★)
Kori Nishiyama Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Fukushima Castle (☆★)
Nakamura Castle (☆☆★★)
Naganuma Castle (☆☆★★)

Kanto Region


Ibaraki Prefecture (Hitachi province)


Mito Castle (☆☆☆★★) 
Tsuchiura Castle (☆★★★) ○
Koga Castle (☆★)
Kasama Castle (☆☆☆★★) ○
Sakai Castle (☆☆★★)
Oda Castle (☆☆★★)

Tochigi Prefecture (Shimotsuke province)


Utsunomiya Castle (☆★)
Karasawayama Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ○
Oyama Castle (☆☆★★)
Tage Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Ashikaga Clan Residence (☆☆★★★) ◎

Karasuyama Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Minagawa Castle (☆☆★★)
Tobiyama Castle (☆☆★★)


Gunma Prefecture (Kozuke province)


Minowa Castle (☆☆☆☆★★) ◎
Takasaki Castle (☆★)
Nakurumi Castle (☆★★) ○
Iwabitsu Castle (☆☆☆☆★★) ○
Kanayama Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Numata Castle (☆★★) ○
Zen Castle (☆☆★★)
Maebashi Castle (☆★)
Tatebayashi Castle (☆☆★)
Nakayama Castle (☆☆★★)
Shiroi Castle (☆☆★★)

Saitama Prefecture (Musashi province)


Hachigata Castle (☆☆☆☆★★)
Kawagoe Castle (☆★★★) ◎
Iwatsuki Castle (☆★★)
Sugiyama Castle (☆☆★★)
Musashi Matsuyama Castle (☆☆★★)
Oshi Castle (☆★)
Sugaya Castle (☆☆★★)
Ogura Castle (☆☆★★)

Chiba Prefecture (Kazusa, Shimousa and Awa province)


Tateyama Castle (☆☆★)
Sakura Castle (☆☆★★★) ◎
Sekiyado Castle (☆★)
Otaki Castle (☆☆★)
Kururi Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Motosakura Castle (☆☆☆★★) ○
Okamoto Castle (☆☆★)
Mangi Castle (☆☆☆★)


Tokyo Metropolis (Musashi province)


Hachioji Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Takiyama Castle (☆☆☆★★) ○
Edo Castle (☆☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Jofukuji Castle (☆☆★★)
Shinagawa Daiba Forts (☆★★) ○

Kanagawa Prefecture (Sagami province)


Odawara Castle (☆☆☆☆★★) ◎
Ishigakiyama Castle (☆☆★★★) ○
Kozukue Castle (☆☆★★) ○
Tsukui Castle (☆☆☆★★)

Yamanashi Prefecture (Kai province)


Kofu Castle (☆☆★★★) ◎
Tsutsujigasaki Palace (☆☆★★) ◎
Shinpu Castle (☆☆★★) ○」
Yougaiyama Castle (☆☆☆★★) ○
Shishiku Castle (☆☆★★)
Iwadonoyama Castle (☆☆★★)
Katsuyama Castle (☆☆★★)
Misaka Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Motosu Castle (☆☆★★)

Nagano Prefecture (Shinano province)


Matsumoto Castle (☆☆★★★★) ◎
Takato Castle (☆☆★★) ◎
Ueda Castle (☆☆★★★) ◎
Komoro Castle (☆☆★★★) ◎
Takashima Castle (☆★★★) ○
Oshima Castle (☆☆★★)
Hayashi Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Castles of Ogasawara clan (☆☆☆★★)
Matsushiro Castle (☆☆★★★) ◎
Iiyama Castle (☆☆★★)
Tatsuoka Castle (☆★★) ○
Iida Castle (☆☆★)
Uehara Castle (☆☆★★)
Toishi Castle (☆☆★★)
Makinohara Castle (☆★★)
Katsurao Castle (☆☆★★)
Kurahone Castle (☆☆★★)

Hokuriku Region


Niigata Prefecture (Echigo province)


Samegao Castle (☆☆☆★★) ○
Kasugayama Castle (☆☆☆☆★★)
Tsugawa Castle (☆☆★★)
Shibata Castle (☆★★★★)
Murakami Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ○
Hirabayashi Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Sakado Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Mikaburi Castle (☆☆★★)
Arato Castle (☆★★)
Takada Castle (☆☆★★) ○

Toyama Prefecture (Ecchu province)


Toyama Castle (☆★★) ○
Yasuda Castle (☆★★)
Takaoka Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Ao Castle (☆★★)
Matsukura Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Masuyama Castle (☆☆☆★★) ○
Moridera Castle (☆☆☆★★)

Ishikawa Prefecture (Kaga and Noto province)


Nanao Castle (☆☆☆☆★★★)
Kanazawa Castle (☆☆☆☆★★★★) ◎
Matsune Castle (☆☆★★)
Torigoe Castle (☆☆★★) ○
Daishoji Castle (☆☆★★)
Funaoka Castle (☆☆★★)

Fukui Prefecture (Echizen and Wakasa province)


Maruoka Castle (☆☆★★★★)
Komaru Castle (☆★★)
Kitanosho Castle (☆★)
Fukui Castle (☆☆★★★) ○
Echizen Ono Castle (☆☆★★★) ○
Ichijyodani Palace (☆☆☆☆☆★★★)
Tsuruga Castle (☆★)
Kuniyoshi Castle (☆☆★★) ○
Nochiseyama Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Obama Castle (☆★★★)
Inuyama Castle (☆☆★★)


Tokai Region



Shizuoka Prefecture (Suruga, Totomi and Izu province)


Kakegawa Castle (☆☆★★) ◎
Sunpu Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Futamata Castle (☆☆★★)
Yokusuka Castle (☆☆★★)
Hamamatsu Castle (☆☆★★★) ○
Takane Castle (☆★★)
Tanaka Castle (☆★★)
Konagaya Castle (☆★★)
Yamanaka Castle (☆☆☆☆★★) ◎
Nirayama Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Kokokuji Castle (☆★★) ○
Kuno Castle (☆★★)
Fukazawa Castle (☆☆★)
Takatenjin Castle (☆☆★★) ○
Suwahara Castle (☆☆★★)
Kunozan Castle (☆☆★★★★)
Nagahama Castle (Izu) (☆★★)
Ashigara Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Kazurayama Castle (☆☆★★)
Numazu Castle (☆★)
Kanbara Castle (☆☆★★)
Mariko Castle (☆☆★★)
Uzuyama Castle (☆☆★)
Sagara Castle (☆★)
Yokoji Castle (☆☆★)
Mitake Castle (☆☆★)

Aichi Prefecture (Owari and Mikawa province)


Yoshida Castle (☆☆★★★) ○
Okazaki Castle (☆☆★★★) ◎
Nishio Castle (☆★★)
Tahara Castle (☆★★)
Nagoya Castle (☆☆☆☆★★★★) ◎
Inuyama Castle (☆☆★★★★) ◎
Komakiyama Castle (☆☆★★) ○
Kiyosu Castle (☆★)
Nagashino Castle (☆☆★★)
Damine Castle (☆☆★★)
Furumiya Castle (☆☆★★) ○
Ogyu Castle (☆☆★★)
Kaminogo Castle (☆★★)
Suemori Castle (☆★★)
Ichiba Castle (☆☆★★)

Gifu Prefecture (Mino and Hida province)


Hida Matsukura Castle (☆☆★★★)
Hida Takayama Castle (☆☆★★)
Kaerikumo Castle (☆★)
Ori Castle (☆☆★★)
Kaneyama Castle (☆☆★★) ○
Tsumaki Castle (☆☆★★)
Ogaki Castle (☆★★) ○
Takenaka Jinya (☆★)
Gifu Castle (☆☆☆★★) ◎
Sunomata Castle (☆★)
Naeki Castle (☆☆★★★) ○
Iwamura Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Kano Castle (☆★★)
Gujo Hachiman Castle (☆☆★★★) ○
Matsuoyama Castle (☆☆★★)

Mie Prefecture (Ise, Shima and Iga province)


Iga Ueno Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Matsusaka Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Kuwana Castle (☆☆★★)
Tamaru Castle (☆☆★★★) ○
Kameyama Castle (☆★★)
Kanbe Castle (☆★★)
Tsu Castle (☆☆★★★) ○
Okawachi Castle (☆☆★★)
Maruyama Castle (☆☆★★)
Akagi Castle (☆☆★★★) ○
Toba Castle (☆☆★)

Kinki Region


Shiga Prefecture (Omi province)


Sakamoto Castle (☆★)
Azuchi Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Kannonji Castle (☆☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Hachimanyama Castle (☆☆★★★)
Hikone Castle (☆☆☆★★★★★)
Sawayama Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Odani Castle (☆☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Minakuchi Okayama Castle (☆☆★★)
Minakuchi Castle (☆★★)
Nagahama Castle (☆★)
Genbao Castle (☆☆★★)
Usayama Castle (☆☆★★)
Kamaha Castle (☆☆★★) ○


Kyoto Prefecture (Yamashiro, Tanba and Tango province)


Nijo Castle (☆☆★★★★) ◎
Shuzan Castle (☆☆★★)
Sonobe Castle (☆★★★)
Fukuchiyama Castle (☆☆★★★)
Tanba Kameyama Castle (☆☆★★)
Fushimi Castle (☆☆☆★)
Yodo Castle (☆★★★)
Shoryuji Castle (☆★★)
Yamazaki Castle (☆☆★★)
Tanabe Castle (☆★★)
Yagi Castle (☆☆☆★★)

Nara Prefecture (Yamato province)


Takatori Castle (☆☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Shigisan Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Yagyu Jinya (☆★)
Koriyama Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ○
Uda Matsuyama Castle (☆☆☆★★) ○

Osaka Prefecture (Settsu, Kawachi and Izumi province)


Osaka Castle (☆☆☆☆★★★★) ◎
Kishiwada Castle (☆☆★★★) ○
Kamiakasaka Castle (☆☆★★)
Chihaya Castle (☆★★) ◎
Akutagawasan Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Iimori Castle (☆☆☆★★) ○

Wakayama Prefecture (Kii province)


Wakayama Castle (☆☆☆★★★)
Shingu Castle (☆☆★★★) ○
Tedori Castle (☆☆★★)


Hyogo Prefecture (Harima, Tanba and Tajima province)


Ako Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Sasayama Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Akashi Castle (☆☆☆★★★★)
Takeda Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Sumoto Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ○
Tatsuno Castle (☆☆☆★★★)
Miki Castle (☆★)
Yagami Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Himeji Castle (☆☆☆☆★★★★★) ◎
Yagi Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Kouzuki Castle (☆★★)
Rikan Castle (☆☆★★★)
Arikoyama Castle and Izushi Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ○
Kuroi Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Okishio Castle (☆☆☆★★★)
Iwao Castle (☆★★)
Kanjosan Castle (☆☆☆★★★)

Chugoku Region


Okayama Prefecture (Bizen, Bicchu and Mimasaka province)


Tsuyama Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Bicchu Takamatsu Castle (☆★)
Bicchu Matsuyama Castle (☆☆☆☆★★★★)
Shimotsui Castle (☆☆★★)
Kinojo Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Okayama Castle (☆☆☆★★★)
Iwaya Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Tenjinyama Castle (☆☆☆☆★★)
Mitsuishi Castle (☆☆★★)
Kanagawa Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Tsuneyama Castle (☆☆★★)

Hiroshima Prefecture (Bingo and Aki province)


Aki Koriyama Castle (☆☆☆☆★★) ◎
Sagata Castle (☆☆★★)
Mihara Castle (☆☆★★★)
Fukuyama Castle (☆☆☆★★★)
Kannabe Castle (☆☆★★)
Hiroshima Castle (☆☆★★★) ◎
Kamei Castle (☆☆★★)
Niitakayama Castle (☆☆☆★★) ○
Hinoyama Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Goryu Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Gohongadake Castle (☆☆★★)
Kagamiyama Castle (☆☆★★)
Sato Kanayama Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Miyao Castle (☆★)


Tottori Prefecture (Inaba and Houki province)


Tottori Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Yonago Castle (☆☆★★★)
Wakasa Onigajo Castle (☆☆★★★) ○
Utsubuki Castle (☆☆★★)
Shikano Castle (☆☆★★)
Ueshi Castle (☆☆★★)
Kageishi Castle (☆★★)
Taikouganaru Fort (☆★★)

Shimane Prefecture (Izumo and Iwami province)


Hamada Castle (☆☆★★★) ○
Gassan Toda Castle (☆☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Matsue Castle (☆☆☆★★★★) ◎
Tsuwano Castle (☆☆☆★★★)
Akana Castle (☆☆★★)
Yamabuki Castle (☆☆★★)
Mitoya Castle (☆☆★★)

Yamaguchi Prefecture (Suo and Nagato province)


Iwakuni Castle (☆☆★★★)
Hagi Castle (☆☆☆★★★)
Suo Wakayama Castle (☆☆★★)
Konomine Castle (☆☆☆★★) ○


Shikoku Region


Tokushima Prefecture (Awa province)


Ichinomiya Castle (☆☆☆★★) ○
Tokushima Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Ikeda Castle (☆★★)
Shozui Castle (☆★) ○

Kagawa Prefecture (Sanuki province)


Marugame Castle (☆☆☆☆★★★★)
Sogo Castle (☆★)
Takamatsu Castle (☆☆☆★★★★)
Hiketa Castle (☆☆☆★★) ○

Ehime Prefecture (Iyo province)


Yuzuki Castle (☆☆☆★★) ◎
Ozu Castle (☆☆☆★★★★) ◎
Uwajima Castle (☆☆☆★★★★) ◎
Matsuyama Castle (☆☆☆☆★★★★★) ◎
Imabari Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Kawanoe Castle (☆★)
Kurushima Castle (☆★★)
Kagomori Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Takao Castle (☆☆★)
Noshima Castle (☆☆★★) ○
Amazaki Castle (☆★)


Kochi Prefecture (Tosa province)


Kochi Castle (☆☆☆★★★★★)
Oko Castle (☆☆★★) ○
Urado Castle (☆☆★)

Kyushu Okinawa Region


Fukuoka Prefecture (Buzen, Chikuzen and Chikugo province)


Kokura Castle (☆☆★★★) ○
Fukuoka Castle (☆☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Tachibanayama Castle (☆☆☆☆★★)
Onojo Castle (☆☆☆☆★★★)
Iwaya Castle (☆★★)
Kurume Castle (☆☆★★★) ○
Yanagawa Castle (☆☆★)
Hanao Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Ganjaku Castle (☆☆★★)
Masutomi Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Matsuo Castle (☆★★)
Nagano Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Takatoriyama Castle (☆★★)
Koshosan Castle (☆☆★★)


Saga Prefecture (Hizen province)


Hizen Nagoya Castle (☆☆☆☆★★★)
Saga Castle (☆☆☆★★) ◎
Karatsu Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ○
Yoshinogari Ruins (☆☆☆★★★)
Shishigajo Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Kishidake Castle (☆☆☆☆★★)
Katsunoo Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Seifukuji Castle (☆☆☆★★)

Nagasaki Prefecture (Hizen province)


Hirado Castle (☆☆☆★★★)
Hinoe Castle (☆☆★★)
Kushima Castle (☆☆★★★) ○
Shimabara Castle (☆☆★★★)
Hara Castle (☆☆☆★★) ○
Shimizuyama Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Ishida Castle (☆☆★★★) ○
Kaneda Castle (☆☆☆☆★★★) ○

Kumamoto Prefecture (Higo province)


Kumamoto Castle (☆☆☆☆☆★★★★) ◎
Hitoyoshi Castle (☆☆☆★★★)
Tanaka Castle (☆☆★★)
Sashiki Castle (☆☆★★)
Tomioka Castle (☆☆★★)
Yatsushiro Castle (☆★★★)
Uto Castle (☆☆★★)
Nankan Castle (☆☆★★)
Kikuchi Castle (☆☆☆★★) ○

Oita Prefecture (Bungo province)


Kitsuki Castle (☆☆★★)
Nakatsu Castle (☆☆★★★)
Oka Castle (☆☆☆☆★★★)
Oita Funai Castle (☆☆★★★)
Usuki Castle (☆☆☆★★)
Saiki Castle (☆☆★★★)
Tsunomure Castle (☆☆★★)
Hiji Castle (☆★★★)
Nagaiwa Castle (☆☆★★★)
Hitotsudo Castle (☆☆★★)
Togamure Castle (☆☆★★)
Tsuruga Castle (☆☆★★)
Tsurusaki Castle (☆★)

Miyazaki Prefecture (Hyuga province)


Kagoshima Prefecture (Satsuma and Osumi province)



Okinawa Prefecture (Ryukyu)


Katsuren Castle (☆☆★★★) ○
Nakijin Castle (☆☆☆★★★)
Nakagusuku Castle (☆☆☆★★★) ◎
Zakimi Castle (☆★★★) ○
South Coast Castles of Okinawa Island (☆★★★)
Shuri Castle (☆☆☆★★★)


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