Yatsushiro CastleYatsushiro City, Kumamoto Prefecture

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Yatsushiro Castle DATA
Other nameMatsue Castle, Shirasagi Castle, Shiroishi Castle, Nightless Castle, Shiranui Castle
castle construction1622
address7-34 Matsuejocho, Yatsushiro City, Kumamoto Prefecture
Access to Yatsushiro Castle
Approximately 9 minutes by bus or 1 minute walk from JR Yatsushiro Station

HISTORYAbout Yatsushiro Castle

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Tadaoki HosokawaHideyoshi's Seven Generals
Even during the Sengoku period, when Japan was full of battles and turbulent times, the flower of culture flourished. They are tea ceremony and renga. Hosokawa Tadaoki was a feudal lord who served the Muromachi Shogunate, Oda, Toyotomi, and Tokugawa while cultivating culture during the Warring States period. Tadaoki was the son of Fujitaka Hosokawa.
Tadaoki Hosokawa

History of the Kumamoto clan, whose residence is Yatsushiro Castle

Kumamoto domainRuled by the Kato family and the Hosokawa family.
The Kumamoto Domain, also known as the Higo Domain, was a domain that ruled over the area excluding Kuma and Amakusa counties and part of Bungo Province. The domain office was Kumamoto Castle, which was ruled by the Kato family and the Hosokawa family, whose ancestors were Kiyomasa Kato, who was known as a ``master castle builder.'' The history of the Kumamoto clan
Kumamoto domain
Kumamoto Domain DATA
Domain officeKumamoto Castle
old areaKumamoto, Akuta District, Higo Province
stone height540,000 koku
main lordKato family, Hosokawa family
Estimated population648,277 people (Bunsei 11)
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