Built in 1441 on the summit of a mountain that towers nearly 1000ft over the surrounding terrain, the ruins of Takeda Castle cover an area a quarter of a mile in length and more than 300 feet in width. It was built in the path of aggression between the Yamana and Hideyoshi Daimyos, who were fighting for control of what is now northern Hyogo Prefecture. In 1577 the Hideyoshi family defeated the Yamana family forces garrisoned at Takeda Castle and the castle fell into their control. Takeda ...

Built in 1441 on the summit of a mountain that towers nearly 1000ft over the surrounding terrain, the ruins of Takeda Castle cover an area a quarter of a mile in length and more than 300 feet in width. It was built in the path of aggression between the Yamana and Hideyoshi Daimyos, who were fighting for control of what is now northern Hyogo Prefecture. In 1577 the Hideyoshi family defeated the Yamana family forces garrisoned at Takeda Castle and the castle fell into their control. Takeda ...

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Takeda Castle Ruins | Hyogo Tourism Guide--The Official HYOGO Website--KOBE HIMEJI TAKARAZUKA-

Takeda Castle Ruins | Hyogo Tourism Guide--The Official HYOGO Website--KOBE HIMEJI TAKARAZUKA-

Takeda Castle Ruin in Asago, Hyogo, Japan  「写真提供 吉田利栄」 (photo by Toshihisa Yoshida)  from Asago City Office Web

Takeda Castle Ruin in Asago, Hyogo, Japan 「写真提供 吉田利栄」 (photo by Toshihisa Yoshida) from Asago City Office Web

Takeda Castle, sometimes surrounded entirely by clouds.

Traveling to Takeda Castle: The Japanese Machu Picchu

Takeda Castle Ruin in Asago, Hyogo, Japan  「写真提供 吉田利栄」 (photo by Toshihisa Yoshida)  from Asago City Office Web

Takeda Castle Ruin in Asago, Hyogo, Japan 「写真提供 吉田利栄」 (photo by Toshihisa Yoshida) from Asago City Office Web

Castle-in-the-sky- This spectacular castle is located in Hyogo Prefecture in the Wadayamacho district of Asago. It was constructed centuries ago on the summit of a 1000 foot high mountain. Today, the ruins of the castle run a quarter of a mile long and over 300 foot wide.

Castle-in-the-sky- This spectacular castle is located in Hyogo Prefecture in the Wadayamacho district of Asago. It was constructed centuries ago on the summit of a 1000 foot high mountain. Today, the ruins of the castle run a quarter of a mile long and over 300 foot wide.

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