Hikone Castle 彦根城
Description Tenbin Yagura and Rokabashi Bridge. This is one of the famous symbols of Hikone Castle. It separates the Kanenomaru Bailey from the Minami Koshiguruwa Bailey. on your way to the Honmaru and the main keep. Any advancing enemy would have to climb a steep hill under fire from this bridge then pass under it to get around into the Kanenomaru Bailey to cross.
Historical Artifacts Tenbin Yagura (one story yagura with a 2 story yagura at each end - Important Cultural Property)
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撮影時間: 2004-02-21 09:47:11 JST
donjon front Sawaguchi Tamon Yagura
Sawaguchi Tamon Yagura, left section Hikone4-t
Hikone Castle Museum and palace. Taiko Mon Gate
main keep interior main keep interior, top floor
Nishinomaru 3 story yagura. stone foundation of the main keep and Honmaru
Otemon Bridge over the inner moat nagayamon gate
moat partially stone lined water moat
Inside the Sawaguchimon Yagura. Inside the Tenbin Yagura
Inside the horse stables.