Aoyama Castle 青山城
Founder Ueda Clan
Ueda
Year 1500's
Type Mountaintop
Condition Ruins
Alternate Name Wariya-jo
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Historical Site Local Historic Site
Location Ogawamachi, Saitama Pref.
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Access Ogawamachi Sta (Tobu Tojo Line), walk 35 mins
Visited February 14, 2015
Visitor Info. Trails open any time. | Time Required: 90 mins
Notes
History The history of Aoyama Castle is not well known but it was obviously a part of the defensive network of Ueda and Uesugi clan castles. It is mentioned in the writings of Ota Dokan as being one of the strong fortifications, along with Koshigoe Castle, in the area.
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Ogawamachi, Saitama Pref.
Aoyama Castle views
Horikiri trench Sign for the castle trail
Sign for the trail. horikiri trench
horikiri trench Horikiri trench
Sannokuruwa Bailey Large trench between the Sannokuruwa and the Honkuruwa
Large trench between the Sannokuruwa and the Honkuruwa Honkuruwa Bailey
An earthen embankment around the edge of the Honkuruwa. An earthen embankment around the edge of the Honkuruwa
An earthen embankment around the edge of the Honkuruwa. Ninokuruwa Bailey
Ninokuruwa Bailey Sign marking the trailhead
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