- Sep 9, 2016
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Hiroto Uehara submitted a new Article:
Read more about this article here...Miharu Castle (三春城) is located in Miharu-machi in the Abukuma Mountains, 10km east of Koriyama in Fukushima Prefecture. Being an old castle town, Miharu has many temples and a picturesque town center held in traditional Japanese style.
The castle lies on a hill called Shiroyama and faces the eastern boroughs of the town. Almost none of the original buildings survived, only the Hanko Gate (Hanko was a school founded by the Tamura clan) is still on display at the entrance to Miharu elementary school.
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During the Edo Period (1600-1868) the residence of the daimyō was situated on the grounds of the current elementary school.
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I was climbing the hill from there.
The inner bailey (本丸 honmaru) and the ni-no-maru (二の丸, second circle or compound) were located on...