Iwasaki Castle[Castle special collection Japanese history]

岩崎城/アクセス・場所・地図 小牧・長久手の戦いで徳川方として奮戦した丹羽氏次の居城 岩崎城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

[Castle Name]
Iwasaki Castle
The residence of Niwa Ujitsugu, who fought for Tokugawa’s side during Komasa Nagakute Battle. Iwasaki Castle

[Introducion of Iwasaki Castle]
Iwasaki Castle is a flatland-mountain Castle located in Iwasaki Town, Nisshin City, Aichi Province during Sengoku Era.

Castle built year is unknown. It was the residence of Oda Nobuhide (Nobunaga’s father) of Owari during the beginning of Sengoku Era, as the sub-castle of [Shobata Castle].

岩崎城/アクセス・場所・地図 小牧・長久手の戦いで徳川方として奮戦した丹羽氏次の居城 岩崎城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

Kyoroku 2 year (1529), [Matsudaira Kiyoyasu (Tokugawa Ieyasu’s grandfather)], who was the owner of Okazaki Castle, attacked and won Iwasaki Castle, which had been owned by [Arakawa Yorimune] who belonged to Oda Nobunaga. However, Kiyoyasu was assassinated by a vassal called [Moriyama Kuzure], and Mikawaze pulled soldiers from Owari.

岩崎城/アクセス・場所・地図 小牧・長久手の戦いで徳川方として奮戦した丹羽氏次の居城 岩崎城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

During that period, [Niwa Ujikiyo] who belonged to Mr. Matsudaira moved to Iwasaki Castle. Later he served [Oda Nobunaga] and survived in Sengoku Era. [Komasa Nagakute Battle] occurred in Tensho 12 year (1584), [Niwa Ujitsugu] attended the battle on behalf of Tokugawa Ieyasu, and defended the castle by Toyotomi Hideyoshi who squad invaded Mikawa internally.

岩崎城/アクセス・場所・地図 小牧・長久手の戦いで徳川方として奮戦した丹羽氏次の居城 岩崎城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

However, due to being outnumbered, the castle fell to a great extent, and Ujitsugu lost his younger brother Ujishige, but he achieved to exhaust Hideyoshi army. After that he gained a number of brilliant military success and the trust from Ieyasu was also increased.

岩崎城/アクセス・場所・地図 小牧・長久手の戦いで徳川方として奮戦した丹羽氏次の居城 岩崎城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

Kecho 5 year (1600), [Niwa Ujitsugu] attended the battle of Sekigahara as the east army of Tokugawa’s side. His achievement was recognized by everyone and he was honored as Daimyo of 10000 stones of Ibo, Mikawa Country. At that time, it is said that [Iwasaki Castle] was abandoned.

岩崎城/アクセス・場所・地図 小牧・長久手の戦いで徳川方として奮戦した丹羽氏次の居城 岩崎城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

Nowadays, Artificial Tenshu is built in Iwasaki Castle ruins. In addition, [Iwasaki Castle Garden] is planned to be built in this area. As the remains of the castle, there are bending wheels, squirrels, soil bridges, building traces, well traces, etc left.

[Iwasaki Castle• Address• Access]
〒470-0131 48 Market, Iwasaki Town, Nisshin City, Aichi Province

[Map of Iwasaki Castle]

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