Kane Mountain Castle (Mino Kane Mountain Castle)[Castle special collection Japanese history]

兼山城(美濃金山城)/アクセス・場所・地図 織田信長の重臣森可成の居城で蘭丸・坊丸・力丸が生まれた兼山城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

[Castle name]
Kane Mountain Castle
The residence of Mori Yoshinari, the competent subordinate of Oda Nobunaga, where Ranmaru•Boumaru•Rikimaru were born.

Kane Mountain Castle (Mino Kane Mountain Castle) is a mountain castle located in Kane Mountain, Kani City, Gifu Province. Tenmon 6 year (1537), it was built by [Saito Masayoshi] and it was initially called Uhou Castle.

兼山城(美濃金山城)/アクセス・場所・地図 織田信長の重臣森可成の居城で蘭丸・坊丸・力丸が生まれた兼山城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

Tenmon 17 year (1548), when Masayoshi accepted the invitation from [Toki Yoritou] and went to Kukuri Castle, he was killed at the party and his adoptive father Dousan took revenge for him. It is said that Dousan who was dissatisfied with Masayoshi did something behind.

兼山城(美濃金山城)/アクセス・場所・地図 織田信長の重臣森可成の居城で蘭丸・坊丸・力丸が生まれた兼山城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

Although the castle owner was absent for a while after Masayoshi was attacked, Oda Nobunaga defeated [Saito Tatsuoki (Dousan’s grandson)] from Mino and moved the main castle to Inaba Mountain Castle, he renamed here [Gifu Castle]. Eiroku 8 year (1565), [Mori Yoshinari] became the castle owner of Uhou Castle, and Uhou Castle was renamed Kane Mountain Castle.

兼山城(美濃金山城)/アクセス・場所・地図 織田信長の重臣森可成の居城で蘭丸・坊丸・力丸が生まれた兼山城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

Genki 1 year (1570), Yoshinari died at the Battle of Usa Mountain Castle in Omi, and his son [Mori Yoshitaka] also died at Tezutsu Mountain Castle. Therefore, his second son [Mori Nagayoshi] inheritaed Kane Mountain Castle.

Tensho 10 year (1582), when Nagayoshi transferred to Kawanaka Island, his younger brother [Mori Naritoshi (Mori Ranmaru)] became the owner of Kane Mountain Castle. Naritoshi died at [Honno Temple Chaos] at the same year, and Nagayoshi escapted to Kane Mountain Castle.

兼山城(美濃金山城)/アクセス・場所・地図 織田信長の重臣森可成の居城で蘭丸・坊丸・力丸が生まれた兼山城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

Tensho 12 year (1584), when [the Battle of Komaki•Nagakute] occurred, Nagayoshi died and Yoshinari’s youngest brother (the sixth son) [Tadamasa] became the new castle owner of Kane Mountain Castle.

Keicho 5 year (1600), when Tadamasa transferred to Kawanaka Island, Kane Mountain Castle belonged to [Ishikawa Sadakiyo]. Because Ishikawa appointed Inu Mountain Castle as main castle, Kane Mountain Castle became abandoned. A part of bending wheels, soil, well, moats, stones are left. Stone monument is built on Honmaru.

兼山城(美濃金山城)/アクセス・場所・地図 織田信長の重臣森可成の居城で蘭丸・坊丸・力丸が生まれた兼山城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

Furthermore, it is said that when Kane Mountain Castle became abandoned, the materials were used to renovate Inu Mountain Castle.

〒505-0130 Kane Mountain, Kani City, Gifu Province


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