shizuoka

  1. Kokokuji Castle

    Travel Kokokuji Castle

    Kokokuji Castle (興国寺城 Kōkokuji-jō, also known as 根古屋城 Negoya-jō) is located in Numazu in Shizuoka Prefecture. It was constructed sometime between 1469 and 1487 and given to Hōjō Soun (or Ise Shinkuro at that time) for services rendered to the Imagawa clan. The rise of the Late Hōjō in the Kantō...
  2. TSV

    Autumn colors video collection (5 in total)

    Hi everyone, I haven't post here since a long time and hope you still like videos of Japan! I have for you not one, but 5 Videos that I shot this year of some very nice Autumn colors spots, so here you are 1 .Happo-En Garden 2. Mitake Gorge 3. Mount Mitake 4. Kawaguchiko Maple Corridor...
  3. Mount Omuro

    Travel Mount Omuro

    Mount Omuro (大室山 Ōmuroyama) is a volcano south of Ito City on the eastern coast of the Izu Peninsula. Extinct for 3,700 years, the cone-shaped mountain is completely covered in grass and has a circular trail around its crater mound at an altitude of 580 meters. The trail is about one kilometre...
  4. Kakegawa Castle

    Kakegawa Castle

    The castle as seen from a bridge over the Sakagawa River from the southeast
  5. Kakegawa Castle

    Kakegawa Castle

    The Otemon Guard House next to the Otemon Gate
  6. Kakegawa Castle

    Kakegawa Castle

    The reconstructed Otemon Gate on the southern side of the Sakagawa River
  7. Kakegawa Castle

    Kakegawa Castle

    The steep stone walls of Kakegawa Castle
  8. Kakegawa Castle

    Kakegawa Castle

    View on to the castle from the street leading up to the ninomaru (the inner bailey)
  9. Kakegawa Castle

    Kakegawa Castle

    Kakegawa Castle: view on to the main keep
  10. Kakegawa: Ninomaru Goten

    Kakegawa: Ninomaru Goten

    The Ninomaru Goten (二の丸御殿), the residence of the daimyō, built by Ota Sukekatsu after the 1854 earthquake, and designated an Important Cultural Property in 1980
  11. Kakegawa Castle

    Kakegawa Castle

    Kakegawa Castle in Kakegawa, Shizuoka: stairs leading up to a wooden gate and the honmaru (innermost bailey)
  12. Kakegawa Castle

    Kakegawa Castle

    Kakegawa Castle in Kakegawa, Shizuoka: diorama displaying the structures of the castle at the entrance
  13. Kakegawa Castle

    Kakegawa Castle

    Kakegawa Castle in Kakegawa, Shizuoka: approach to the castle over the Sakagawa River
  14. Kakegawa Castle

    Kakegawa Castle

    Kakegawa Castle in Kakegawa, Shizuoka: view onto the donjon from the east
  15. Kakegawa Castle

    Kakegawa Castle

    Kakegawa Castle in Kakegawa, Shizuoka: the stairs leading up to the castle
  16. Kakegawa Castle

    Kakegawa Castle

    The tenshū-kaku (天守閣 main keep) of Kakegawa Castle
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