2010年8月24日火曜日

Fukuyama Castle




Sujigane Gomon
Gate with Iron Reinforcement
Original Structure
About 400 years old






Stonewalls of Inner Moat on Left and JR Train Station on Right
* Fukuyama castle had inner and outer moats.






Castle Tower
* The original tower was built in 1622 but was burnt down during the war in 1945. The present tower was reconstructed in 1966 by the people of Fukuyama city.







View from Shinkansen Platform of JR Fukuyama Station

Buildings from Left: Tsukimi Yagura (Moon-viewing Turret, two-story high), Kagami Yagura (Turret with Mirror, two-story high), Castle Tower






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FUKUYAMA CASTLE

Location: Fukuyama City, Hiroshima Pref., Japan
(Right behind the JR Fukuyama train station)