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Sadowara Castle
Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan
Sadowara Castle 2010.JPG
Sadowara Castle Historical Museum
Type Hirayama-style castle
Coordinates Latitude:
Longitude:
Built 14c
Built by Tajima Clan
Demolished 1870
Current
condition
ruins
Current
owner
Ito clan, Shimazu clan
Events Battle of Mimigawa

Sadowara Castle (佐土原城 Sadowara-jō?) is the earthly remains of a castle structure in Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan.[1]

It was the home castle of the Ito clan and later was controlled by the Shimazu clan. Shimazu Toyohisa was command of the castle.[1][2][3][4]

Current

The castle is now only ruins, with some moats, Low stone wall and earthworks. Sadohara Castle historical museum is on site.[4]

The castle was listed as one of the Continued Top 100 Japanese Castles in 2017.[5]

Old map of the castle

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "佐土原城" (in Japanese). 宮崎市観光協会. http://www.miyazaki-city.tourism.or.jp/tourism/spot/46.html. Retrieved 25 July 2019. 
  2. "佐土原城" (in Japanese). 日本の歴史ガイド. https://www.jp-history.info/castle/4025.html. Retrieved 25 July 2019. 
  3. "佐土原城" (in Japanese). 城びと. https://shirobito.jp/castle/195. Retrieved 25 July 2019. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "佐土原城跡" (in Japanese). じゃらん. https://www.jalan.net/kankou/spt_45303cc3292007039/kuchikomi/0002156050/. Retrieved 25 July 2019. 
  5. "続日本100名城" (in Japanese). 日本城郭協会. http://jokaku.jp/japan-top-100-castles/best-100-castles-of-japan-2nd-selection/. Retrieved 25 July 2019. 

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