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Mariyatsu Castle (真里谷城 Mariyatsu-jō) was a hilltop castle located in modern-day Kisarazu, Chiba Prefecture. The castle was constructed on a...
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Kururi Castle (久留里城 Kururi-jō) is located in Kimitsu, Chiba Prefecture, in the centre of Bōsō Peninsula. The main enclosure (本丸 honmaru) and...
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Takagi Taneyoshi (高城 胤吉, 1484 or 1501-1565), a vassal of the Hara clan, built Kogane Castle (小金城) in 1537 by order of the Chiba clan, themselves...
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Mount Nokogiri (鋸山 Nokogiriyama, lit. "sawtooth mountain") is located in the Bōsō Hills in southern Chiba Prefecture and faces the Uraga Channel...
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Sakura Castle (佐倉城 Sakura-jō) is located in the city of Sakura in Chiba Prefecture and was constructed on the 30-meter-high Kashima plateau. Due...
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Usui Castle (臼井城) is a hilltop castle near present-day Sakura City, Chiba Prefecture. Its ruins are now part of Usui Castle Park. The castle is...
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When you cross Edo River on Keisei Line toward Chiba, you can see a vast plateau on the opposite bank. This is the Kōnodai (国府台) plateau with...
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Inohana Castle (亥鼻城 ), also known as Chiba Castle, is located in Chiba City and was constructed on the Inohana Plateau, close to the present-day...
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The National Museum of Japanese History (国立歴史民俗博物館 Kokuritsu Rekishi Minzoku Hakubutsukan) is located in Sakura City, Chiba Prefecture. Also known...
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