by / on October 12, 2011 at 9:16 PM / in Hikone, Hikone Castle, My Travels, Out Of The Box

Hikone Castle: Bastion of the Li Samurai Warriors!

Hikone Castle; one of only four original castles in Japan designated as a Special Place of Historical Interest in 1956, with an area of 0.25 square km, circumference of 4km, and height of 50m. Though at the beginning of the Meiji Era in 1868 it was scheduled to be dismantled, a request from the emperor himself after touring the grounds […]

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