Toba castle[Castle Special Topic Japanese History]

鳥羽城:九鬼嘉隆が志摩の国を統一し築城した戦国屈指の海城 鳥羽城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

[Castle name]
Toba Castle
Yukitaka Kuki unified the country of Shima and built a castle in the warring state, One of the best sea castles, Toba castle.

Tobu Castle is the sea castle that is present in Toba City Mie prefecture now. It was a castle specialized for the military and was also called “Toba’s floating fortress” because the major gate protruded towards the sea side.

鳥羽城:九鬼嘉隆が志摩の国を統一し築城した戦国屈指の海城 鳥羽城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

Originally projected to Toba Bay there was the medieval and Tachibana’s residence. In the country of Shima during the Sengoku Era, although there were several clans, Shima prefecture was unified by “Kuki Yoshitaka”, which was backed by the power of Oda Nobunaga. Bunroku 3rd year (1594), When the era of Toyotomi Hideyoshi came, Yoshitaka built Toba castle at the site of Mr. Tachibana’s residence. Toba castle ruins are the short hill behind the present Toba Aquarium.

鳥羽城:九鬼嘉隆が志摩の国を統一し築城した戦国屈指の海城 鳥羽城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

The castle owner of Toba castle in the Edo period changed swiftly. Kuki family, Naito family, Tenryou Doi family, Ougyuu (Matsudaira) family, Itakura family, Toda (Matsudaira), Kyouho went to Karasuyama from Country of Sa clan and bought it from them for 30,000 Jewels, the lordship was finally settled. After that, Inagaki is approaching the end of the Tokugawa period.

During the battle of Toba and Fushimi clan soldiers participated in battle as shogunate army, Daimyou Inagaki Nagiyuki was during Edo theme, the possibility of subjugation by the new government army emerges, but it was dismissed for the exclusion of the Daimyou Osayuki’s Vassal and the permanent imprisonment work of the commanding officer and others, and 15,000 warrant funds.

鳥羽城:九鬼嘉隆が志摩の国を統一し築城した戦国屈指の海城 鳥羽城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

In Meiji Era 4th year (1871), the Toba clan became the abolished clan and became Toba prefecture, and finally it will be transferred to Mie prefecture. In Shouwa 40th year (1965) December, it is designated as Mie prefecture historic site.

鳥羽城:九鬼嘉隆が志摩の国を統一し築城した戦国屈指の海城 鳥羽城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

At the Toba City Library of Mie Prefecture in Heisei Era 25th year (2013), it turned out that an old document written with specific plan of Castle tower was kept. According to the old document, Toba castle was found to have been a Castle tower establishment.

Mie Prefecture Toba City 3-1 Toba


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