Okayama Black Castle | Old Japanese Castle

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Okayama city is the capital of the Okayama prefecture situated in the Chugoku area of the Honshu island of Japan. It has various wonderful spots to visit. The Okayama château is one of the well known manors in Japan and has an interesting look and a long history behind it. It was inherent the late sixteenth century by Ukta Naoie who was a daimyo of the Bizen region, which is currently the southeastern piece of the Okayama prefecture. This mansion was seriously harmed amid the world war yet some way or another repeated after it. Dissimilar to different mansions, it has a dark outside which acquires its epithet of ‘Crow Castle‘.

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One of the popular patio nurseries of Japan, the ‘Koraku-en‘ is additionally situated close to the palace. Koraku-en is considered as one of the three most well known patio nurseries of Japan incorporating Kenroku-en in Kanazawa and Kairaku-en in Mito. It was added as a private garden to the château. Prior to the foundation of Tokugawa Shogunate, the mansion had more brilliant rooftop carvings or figures of deformity and it used to be known as the ‘Brilliant Crow Castle’.


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