|Siege of Takabaru|
|Part of Sengoku period|
|Shimazu clan||Itō clan|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Shimazu Takahisa||Itō Yoshisuke|
The Siege of Takabaru occurred in October 1576 when the forces of Shimazu Takahisa (Takahisa is dead by 1571?) besieged and took the fortress of Takabaru, which belonged to the Itō clan. The Shimazu family had by the 1570s started its rise as the dominant power in Kyūshū and continued its expansion in Hyūga Province at the expense of Itō clan.
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