Matsusaka Castle Site / Castle Guard Residences

Matsusaka is the castle town where famous commander, Ujisato Gamo built in Matsusaka. The ruins of Matsusaka Castle built on the hill looking around the cityscape of Matsusaka in 1588 (Tensho 16) leaves stone walls only, and currently it is familiar to local people as Matsusaka Park which shows beautiful cherry trees, wisterias and colored leaves. (Historic site designated by the national government). The building which shows the taste of those days is Castle Guard Residences which was residence of the Kishu clansman. 2-line and 19-samurai residence in the end of the Edo period are lined along the neatly maintained hedge and the way of the stone pavement, and they were appointed to an important cultural property. One of these residences opens to the public.

[ Access ]
It is a 15-minute walk from Matsusaka Station.
[ Hours ]
Matsusaka Castle Ruins: free to do walk.
Released Castle Guard Residences: From 10:00 to 16:00
[ Fees ]
Free of charge
[ Closed ]
Castle Guard Residences : Mondays (in the case of a holiday the next day), Year-end and New Year
[ Links(Japanese) ]
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