Kushima CastleOmura City, Nagasaki Prefecture

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Kushima Castle DATA
Other nameOmura Castle, Kushima Castle
castle construction1599
address1-chome Kushima, Omura City, Nagasaki Prefecture (inside Omura Park)
Access to Kushima Castle
About 10 minutes by bus from JR Omura Station

HISTORYAbout Kushima Castle

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Keicho roleThe dispatch of troops to Korea that ended with Hideyoshi's death, Part 2
After the unification of Japan, Toyotomi Hideyoshi dispatched troops to Joseon Dynasty (present-day North Korea and South Korea) to conquer China (then Ming Dynasty). After the Bunroku War, which lasted from 1592 to 1593, they attacked Korea again in the 2nd year of Keicho (159).
Keicho role

History of the Omura Domain, whose domain office is Kushima Castle

Five melons and Chinese flowers

Omura family crest: “Five melons and Chinese flowers”

Omura Domain DATA
Domain officeKushima Castle
old areaSonogi District, Hizen Province
stone height27,000 koku
main lordOmura family
Estimated population120,000 people (first year of Meiji)
Japanese Castle Photo Contest.03