Yodo CastleKyoto, Kyoto Prefecture

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Yodo Castle DATA
Other nameTen Castle, Shinyodo Castle
castle construction1623
address167 Yodohonmachi, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Prefecture
Access to Yodo Castle
About 4 minutes walk from Yodo Station on the Keihan Electric Railway Keihan Main Line.

HISTORYAbout Yodo Castle

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Battle of YamazakiThe end of Mitsuhide Akechi's "Three Days of Tenka"
On June 2, 1582, Akechi Mitsuhide defeated Oda Nobunaga in the Honnoji Incident. Afterwards, Mitsuhide and Hashiba (Toyotomi) Hideyoshi, who returned to Kyoto in the ``Chugoku Daigaeshi'', traveled from Yamazaki (present-day Oyamazaki Town, Otokuni District, Kyoto Prefecture) to Shoryuji Castle on June 13th.
Battle of Yamazaki

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Yodo-dono (Yodo-kun/Chacha)The end brought on by a woman who was called an evil woman
The late Muromachi period was an era called the Sengoku period. There were three princesses in the Asai family of Kitaomi. The eldest of the three sisters was Chacha Asai, later known as Yodo. Yodo lost his biological father Nagamasa Asai and adoptive father Katsuie Shibata one after another, and became Toyotomi Hideyoshi's concubine.
Yodo-dono (Yodo-kun/Chacha)

History of the Yodo Domain, with Yodo Castle as its domain office

Three Aoi

Tokugawa family crest "three hollyhocks"

Yodohan DATA
Domain officeYodo Castle
old areaKuze District, Yamashiro Province
stone height102,000 koku
Fudai/TozamaParent domain/fudai
main lordMatsudaira family, Nagai family, Ishikawa family, Inaba family
Estimated population73,000 people (first year of the Meiji era)
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