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Matsumoto Castle

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A Japanese Castle Bares Its Secrets

As a piece of timing, the 400-year-old building, which is Japan's oldest surviving castle, was an abject failure. It was conceived at the height of a period of intense warfare between feuding samurai clans, but by the time the extraordinary six-story defensive structure was completed, in 1614, Japan had entered an era of unprecedented stability. The peace under centralized rule would last two and a half centuries

=> A Japanese Castle Bares Its Secrets - The New York Times

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Matsumoto City

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