Ozu Castle[The feature on the castles; Japanese history]

[Castle name]
Ozu Castle
The owner of Ozu Castle (replicated wooden castle tower) changed from Utsunomiya-shi to Takatora Todo, Yasuharu Wakisaka, and then to Yoshiaki Kato.

[Explanation]
Ozu Castle was based at current Ozu in Ehime prefecture. It started when Utsunomiya-shi, the military governor of Iyo, built the castle there. Utsunomiya-shi, who was based at the souther Iyo, was once defeated by Mori-shi who conquered Chugoku region, and after that they were exiled from the land of Ozu after being attacked by Motochika Chosokabe who aimed to achieve the unification of Shikoku.

大洲城:宇都宮氏から藤堂高虎・脇坂安治・加藤嘉明へと城主が変わった大洲城(復元木造天守)【お城特集 日本の歴史】

In 1585 when Hideyoshi Toyotomi’s unification of Shikoku began, the Mori family’s vassal, Takakage Kobayakawa destroyed the castle, and Ozu castle became a branch castle of the Kobayakawa family for 35 thousand koku. After when Kobayakawa-shi was moved to Kyushu region, Katsushige Toda, Takatora Todo, and Yasuharu Wakisaka ruled the region.

大洲城:宇都宮氏から藤堂高虎・脇坂安治・加藤嘉明へと城主が変わった大洲城(復元木造天守)【お城特集 日本の歴史】

The castle was remodeled and became modern looking when the Todo family and the Wakisaka family were the owner. In 1671, Sadaharu kata became the owner and he continued to rule until the Meiji restoration. In Meiji period it was destroyed, but the restoration continued and the castle tower was the first wooden 4 tiered 4 story building after the war.

大洲城:宇都宮氏から藤堂高虎・脇坂安治・加藤嘉明へと城主が変わった大洲城(復元木造天守)【お城特集 日本の歴史】

Daidokoro-yagura turret and Koran-yagura turret are registered as Japan’s important cultural property, and it was chosen 82nd in Japan’s 100 famous castles.






[Address,access]
903 Ozu, Ozu-shi, Ehime 795-0012

[Map]





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