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  1. Kawagoe Castle

    Castle Kawagoe Castle

    Kawagoe Castle (川越城 Kawagoe-jō) is a flatland castle located in Kawagoe, Saitama Prefecture. It was the seat of the Kawagoe Domain during the Edo Period (1600-1868) and also known as Hatsukari Castle (初雁城) and Kirigakure Castle (霧隠城). It is one of the Seven Famous Castles of Kantō and one of the...
  2. thomas

    Travel News Kawagoe virtual tour

    This might be the future of travelling: post-pandemic virtual tours. The City of Kawagoe has launched a website that allows visitors to stroll about the historic city centre and visit storefront whose websites are linked from the interface. The experience is quite similar to Google Street...
  3. Don't put it in this

    Don't put it in this

    Found at Kawagoe Castle in 2014
  4. Matsudaira Nobutsuna

    Biographies Matsudaira Nobutsuna

    A prominent administrator of the early Tokugawa shogunate, also known as Chie Izu (知恵伊豆, “The Clever Izu”). Born to Ōkōchi Hisatsuna, a senior retainer of Tokugawa Ieyasu of modest background, Nobutsuna (松平信綱, 1596-1662) was adopted as the heir of his uncle, Matsudaira Masatsuna, in 1601. He was...
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