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Castles to visit when exploring Japan

In the era 1467-1615, during Japan’s Sengoku “Warring States” era, castles were constructed and fortified all across the Japanese archipelago, resulting in about 5,000 individual keeps. Although several were ravaged at the behest of the Tokugawa Shogunate during the Edo period (1603-1868) and eventually following the Meiji Restoration of 1868, when power was restored to […]...Read More