Takasaki CastleTakasaki City, Gunma Prefecture

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Takasaki Castle DATA
Other nameWada Castle
castle construction1597
addressTakamatsu Town, Takasaki City, Gunma Prefecture
Access to Takasaki Castle
About 15 minutes walk from Takasaki Station on the JR Takasaki Line.

HISTORYAbout Takasaki Castle

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Naomasa IiIi's Red Demon
The period of war, which was called the Sengoku period after the history of China, was brought to an end by Tokugawa Ieyasu. Among the vassals who helped Tokugawa Ieyasu unify the country, four particularly powerful ones are called the Tokugawa Four. One of these four heavenly kings, the foundation of the Hikone clan
Naomasa Ii

History of the Takasaki Domain, whose domain office is Takasaki Castle


Ii family crest “Tachibana”

Takasaki domain DATA
Domain officeTakasaki Castle
old areaGunma District, Ueno Province
stone height52,000 koku
main lordIi family, Sakai family, Toda Matsudaira family, Fujii Matsudaira family, Ando family, Mabe family, Okochi Matsudaira family
Estimated population98,000 people (first year of the Meiji era)

Naomasa Ii acquired 120,000 koku and established a feudal clan. Fudai feudal lords such as the Sakai family, the Toda Matsudaira family, the Fujii Matsudaira family, the Ando family, the Mabe family, and the Okochi Matsudaira family were replaced.

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