Matsue Castle

If you are interested in Japanese history or castles, you may already know that there are many many castles around the country, however, among them only 12 are remaining original castles and only 5 are designated as National Treasure. And Matsue Castle is one them.
The castle was built in 1611 by the founder of the Matsue domain Yoshiharu Horio, who was previously a lord of Toda Castle. Toda Castle was surrounded by mountains and known as one of the toughest castle in the time of war, he entered the castle thanking to his achievements in the battle of Sekigahara (1600).
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