Yoshida CastleToyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

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Yoshida Castle DATA
Other nameKichijokaku, Mineno Castle, Tozai Castle
castle construction1505
address3 Imahashi-cho, Toyohashi-shi, Aichi Prefecture

Yoshida Castle is famous for being lorded by Terumasa Ikeda before he built Himeji Castle.

Transportation access to Yoshida Castle
Get off at JR Toyohashi Station. From the ``Ekimae'' streetcar, get off at ``Shichiyakusho-mae'' or ``Toyohashi Koen-mae''. 3 minutes walk.

HISTORYAbout Yoshida Castle

Read biographies related to Yoshida Castle

Tadatsugu SakaiFirst of the Tokugawa Four Heavenly Kings
It was Tokugawa Ieyasu who survived the Warring States era and took over the country by defeating Ishida Mitsunari at the Battle of Sekigahara. Tokugawa Ieyasu had many hardships as a child, and even in his youth he formed an alliance with Oda Nobunaga, making it difficult for him to become a leading figure. To such a Mikawa samurai
Tadatsugu Sakai

History of the Mikawa Yoshida Domain, whose domain is Yoshida Castle

One pull in a circle

Taketani Matsudaira family crest “One pull in a circle”

Mikawa Yoshida Domain DATA
Domain officeYoshida Castle
old areaYoshida, Mikawa Province
stone height70,000 koku
main lordMatsudaira (Taketani) family, Matsudaira (Fukamizo) family, Mizuno family, Ogasawara family, Kuze family, Makino family
Estimated population76,000 people (first year of the Meiji era)

A key transportation hub that includes Yoshida-juku on the Tokaido. The first lord of the domain was Matsudaira (Takeya) Ieyoshi. For generations, prestigious Fudai families served as the lords of the domain. Descendants of Nobutsuna, who was called Chie Izu during the Tokugawa Iemitsu era, also entered the end of the Edo period. Entry into the domain was said to be the gateway to the Shogunate.

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