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  1. Mochifune Castle

    Castle Mochifune Castle

    Mochifune Castle (持舟城 Mochifune-jō) is a flat mountain castle (平山城 hirayamajō) facing the sea in Mochimune, Suruga Ward, Shizuoka City. History: The castle was most likely built by the Imagawa. Sekiguchi Chikanaga (関口親長, the father of Tsukiyama-dono, Ieyasu's wife) was appointed castellan to...
  2. Sagara Castle

    Castle Sagara Castle

    Sagara Castle (相良城 Sagara-jō) is a flatland castle (平城 hirajiro) built along the Hagima River (萩間川) in Sagara, Makinohara, Shizuoka Prefecture. Sagara Manor was located here during the Heian period (794-1185). Around 1112, Kudō Kaneyori (工藤周頼), a descendant of the Fujiwara clan, moved to...
  3. Ryugenzan Castle

    Castle Ryugenzan Castle

    Ryugenzan Castle (龍眼山城 Ryūgenzanjō) was a mountain castle (山城 yamashiro) in Makinohara, Shizuoka Prefecture (formerly Haibara Town). The castle's origin is unknown, but some historians believe that it was either built by the local Katsumata clan (勝間田氏) or that it was a residence of the Takeda...
  4. Kunōzan Tōshōgū Shrine

    Shrine Kunōzan Tōshōgū Shrine

    Kunōzan Tōshōgū Shrine (久能山東照宮) is the first burial place of Tokugawa Ieyasu. The Shintō shrine is located on a steep plateau in Negoya, Suruga, a ward of Shizuoka City, and offers a spectacular view of Suruga Bay. It is the oldest of all Tōshōgū (東照宮) shrines, places of worship that enshrine...
  5. Sunpu Castle

    Sunpu Castle

  6. Sunpu Castle

    Sunpu Castle

  7. Sunpu Castle

    Sunpu Castle

  8. Sunpu Castle

    Sunpu Castle

  9. Sunpu Castle

    Sunpu Castle

  10. Sunpu Castle

    Sunpu Castle

  11. Sunpu Castle

    Sunpu Castle

  12. Sunpu Castle

    Sunpu Castle

  13. Nihondaira

    Nihondaira

    Statue of "The Little Girl in the Red Shoes" at Nihondaira (日本平), based on the song "Akai kutsu" (Red Shoes) by Noguchi Ujō (1921).
  14. Nihondaira

    Nihondaira

    View of Suruga Bay from Nihondaira (日本平), a plateau in Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka, with a maximum altitude of 308 metres.
  15. Nihondaira

    Nihondaira

    The Nihondaira Ropeway connects Nihondaira to Kunōzan Tōshō-gū. Nihondaira (日本平) is a plateau in Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka, with a maximum altitude of 308 metres.
  16. Kunozan Toshogu Shrine

    Kunozan Toshogu Shrine

    The handprint of Tokugawa Ieyasu at Kunōzan Tōshō-gū shrine.
  17. Kunozan Toshogu Shrine

    Kunozan Toshogu Shrine

    Kunōzan Tōshō-gū Shrine (久能山東照宮)
  18. Kunozan Toshogu Shrine

    Kunozan Toshogu Shrine

    Kunōzan Tōshō-gū Shrine (久能山東照宮)
  19. Kunozan Toshogu Shrine

    Kunozan Toshogu Shrine

    Byōsho hōtō (廟所宝塔), the mausoleum of Tokugawa Ieyasu.
  20. Kunozan Toshogu Shrine

    Kunozan Toshogu Shrine

    The resting place of Tokugawa Ieyasu's favourite horse.
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