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the tour of Kasugayamajo castle

need1 hours 40 minutes. to see

the tour of Kasugayamajo castle whichi Kenshin resident

famous Kasagayamajo castle was made by Kenshin Uesugi as a residence. Much remains is left in a natural stronghold using the topograpy of the pile of the altitude 180m.

Hokuriku Expressway Joetsu IC

about 15 minutes by car

in front of Kenshinko bronze statue5min. to stay

in front of Kenshinko bronze statue

Here is the starting point of Kasugayama ruin of a castle tour,take a brochure at the small shed on the way to Kasugayamajinnja shrine.

about 2 minutes on foot

Kasugayama Shrine20min. to stay

Kasugayama Shrine

This shrine was originally home to spirits taken from Yonezawa city in Yamagata Prefecture and enshrined here, where Uesugi Kenshin later worshipped.It was built in 1901 by Meiharu Ogawa, father of children's fairy tale writer Mimei Ogawa.It is said that the "father of the modern postal system," Maejima Hisoka, also assisted in the construction.The appearance of the straight and solid lines of the shrine building is spectacular.In the Memorial Museum adjacent to the grounds, Uesugi Kenshin's old relics, writings and personal items are on display.Further, visitors can see Ogawa Mimei's poem, "Like Clouds," ("Kumo no Gotoku") carved in stone, as well as several stone statues with a fairytale motif.

about 5 minutes on foot

Sennukimon gate mark3min. to stay

Sennukimon gate mark

Sennuki means the weight, about 2 tons

about 5 minutes on foot

Naoe residence mark5min. to stay

Naoe residence mark

The residence mark of Naoe Kanetugu who was the was the senior statesman of Uesugi family

about 10 minutes on foot

Bishamondo gate5min. to stay

Bishamondo gate

Gomado where the place Kenshin prayed the win

about 10 minutes on foot

Honmaru and Tenshumaru, the inner citadel10min. to stay

Honmaru and Tenshumaru, the inner citadel

you can enjoy the panoramic view of the se of Japan and Kubiki plains

about 3 minutes on foot

the big well5min. to stay

the big well

the well where I have no caces the water withers uo while that at more than100m of altitude

about 5 minutes on foot

Uesugi Kagekatsu residence mark5min. to stay

Uesugi Kagekatsu residence mark

the mark of residence of Uesugi Kagekatsu who set a patrimory of Uesugi family

about 10 minutes on foot

Kakizaki residence5min. to stay

Kakizaki  residence

上杉謙信公の重臣・柿崎景家の屋敷跡と伝えられる春日山城で最も大きな郭の一つ。

about 50 minutes on foot

Kasugayama Shrine5min. to stay

Kasugayama Shrine

This shrine was originally home to spirits taken from Yonezawa city in Yamagata Prefecture and enshrined here, where Uesugi Kenshin later worshipped.It was built in 1901 by Meiharu Ogawa, father of children's fairy tale writer Mimei Ogawa.It is said that the "father of the modern postal system," Maejima Hisoka, also assisted in the construction.The appearance of the straight and solid lines of the shrine building is spectacular.In the Memorial Museum adjacent to the grounds, Uesugi Kenshin's old relics, writings and personal items are on display.Further, visitors can see Ogawa Mimei's poem, "Like Clouds," ("Kumo no Gotoku") carved in stone, as well as several stone statues with a fairytale motif.

about 15 minutes by car

Hokuriku Expressway Joetsu IC

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