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

安土城:天下布武を目指した織田信長の居城 天守への登り口石段と石垣が残る安土城 【日本の歴史 お城特集】

[Castle name]
Azuchi Castle
The base of Nobunaga Oda, who aimed to achieve Tenkafubu (the reunification through wars). The stone steps and the stone walls leading up to the entrance to the castle tower still remain.

In 1576 Nobunaga Oda appointed Nagahide Niwa as the head of shogunate administrator, and as the subsidiary castle of Omi Shugo Rokkakushii “Kannonji Castle”, it was started to be built on Mount Azuchi.

安土城:天下布武を目指した織田信長の居城 天守への登り口石段と石垣が残る安土城 【日本の歴史 お城特集】

From here Nobunaga continued to send instructions to the commanders, but he was eventually killed by Mitsuhide Akechi while he was staying in Kyoto only with the people he was traveling with as Hideyoshi Hashiba, who was in charge of Chugoku Mori Attack, requested reinforcements. (known as Honnnoji-no-hen)

1、Hokuriku region officer: Katsuie Shibata
2、Kanto region officer: Kazumasu Takigawa
3、Kinki region officer: Murashige Araki
4、Chugoku region officer: Hideyoshi Hashiba
5、Sannin region officer: Mitsuhide Akechi (It was planned to be Mitsuhide but Hideyoshi became the officer for all areas of Chugoku region)
6、Shikoku region officer:
7、Oda reserve troops: Mitsuhide Akechi / Nagahide Niwa

安土城:天下布武を目指した織田信長の居城 天守への登り口石段と石垣が残る安土城 【日本の歴史 お城特集】

Azuchi Castle was deprived by Nobukatsu Oda, the second son of Nobunaga who was based at Anotsu Castle in Ise, from Akechi-gun, but it was set on fire and burnt to ashes.
The picture show the stone steps and stone walls of Azuchi Castle.

安土城:天下布武を目指した織田信長の居城 天守への登り口石段と石垣が残る安土城 【日本の歴史 お城特集】

Azuchi-cho Shimotoira, Omihachiman, Shiga


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