Tsuyama Castle (Kakuzan Park), Tsuyama

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Tsuyama Castle (Japanese: 津山城, Hepburn: Tsuyama-jō) is a castle in Sange, Tsuyama, Okayama prefecture, Japan. Tsuyama is home to one of Japan's three major hirayama (平山城 hilltop) style castles along with Himeji Castle and Matsuyama Castle (Iyo), which were constructed around the same time. During the Edo period, Tsuyama castle served as the primary residence of the government official and Lord of the Tsuyama Domain (Tsuyama han).

Tsuyama Castle once had a complex of 77 structures. The main attraction is the garden, also known as Kakuzan Park (鶴山公園 Kakuzan Kouen). The garden has approximately 5,000 cherrytrees, which attracts visitors when their flowers bloom.

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  • Tsuyama, known as the little Kyoto of Mimasaka was a place I had long wanted to visit. Tsuyama’s development was quite early because of its strategic location on the route from Kyoto to Izumo. During....  more »
  • For sakura - it’s a winner! We came for the sakura and Tsuyama Castle Park did not disappoint. The 1000 trees were in full bloom and gorgeous when we visited. We were really enchanted by the...  more »
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  • History Park in tsuyama city, Okayama Prefecture. It is central part of tsuyama Castle 0/1873 (1873) Ordinance on waste castle had been sold to private belongs to the town of tsuyama-Cho, 0/1900 (1900), published as tsuyama (kakuzann). Also called "tsuyama Castle kakuzan Park". Rest in almost perfect shape, the Castle 0/1874 (1874) after the sale of the year, immediately until it was demolished stone walls of the honmaru, ninomaru and sannomaru, conveying the modern tsuyama Castle at that time. Now is has become for its cherry blossoms.
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