Fukui Castle[Castle special collection Japanese history]

福井城/場所・アクセス・地図 家康の次男結城秀康を藩祖とし幕末には松平慶永を輩出した福井城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

[Castle name]
Fukui castle
Ieyasu’s second son Yuki Hideyasu was the clan creater and came out Matsudaira Yoshinaga at the end of Shogun.

Fukui Castle is a flatland castle located in Fukui City, Fukui Province. A part of castle is still left.It was famous for being the town under the castle of Mr. Matsudaira of Echizen during Edo Period.

福井城/場所・アクセス・地図 家康の次男結城秀康を藩祖とし幕末には松平慶永を輩出した福井城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

After Oda Nobunaga destroyed [Asakura Yoshikage] who was the guardian of Echizen, Akechi Mitsuhide served Kitanosho Castle. However, instead of Castle it was more like a Toride.

福井城/場所・アクセス・地図 家康の次男結城秀康を藩祖とし幕末には松平慶永を輩出した福井城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

After that, Tensho 3 year (1575), [Hashita Katsuie] was given Echizen Country and he greatly renovated Kitanosho Castle. Tensho 11 year (1583), Katsuie was defeated at [the Battle of Shizugatake] and he committed suicide with his wife.

福井城/場所・アクセス・地図 家康の次男結城秀康を藩祖とし幕末には松平慶永を輩出した福井城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

When Katsuie was destroyed, [Aoki Kazunori] was appointed as the castle owner. Hideyoshi died in Keicho 5 year (1600), Ishida Mitsunari was defeated, and later when Toyotomi Hideyori was destroyed at Osaka Summer Jin, Winter Jin, Tokugawa Ieyasu united the country.

福井城/場所・アクセス・地図 家康の次男結城秀康を藩祖とし幕末には松平慶永を輩出した福井城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

eyasu gave his second son [Yuki Hideyasu] 680000 stones. At that time, the castle was greatly renovated and it took 6 years to finish the renovation.

Kanei 1 year (1624), the third clan master of Fukui Clan [Matsudaira Tadamasa] changed the castle name from Kitanosho Castle to [Fukui Castle]. After that, the area was ruled by Mr. Matsudaira for generations until the end of Shogun. In addition, [Matsudaira Yoshinaga] was famous of being an intelligent leader.

Bending wheel, stones, moats, well are left on the current Fukui Castle Ruins and a park is built.

〒910-0005 3-17-1 Oute, Fukui City, Fukui Province


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