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[Kanagawa]“Odawara castle”, the magnificent castle2013.05.03

“Odawara-Jo” is located in Odawara, Kanagawa prefecture.

This Japanese architecture was built in 1417 and under the rule of famous samurai, “Hojo Soun”. This castle became the home castle of the Hojo family continuing for five generation. People said that it was impregnable castle. However,in 1590, “Toyotomi Hideyoshi”, supreme samurai ruler at that time, attacked this castle. In this castle, an argument was held that “Hojo” family had been talked about whether resist this castle or surrender longed for three months, and consequently “Hojo” family was destroyed. This episode was called “Odawara conference” as a proverb meaning the conference without conclusion.

Odawara castlephoto by keyaki

【Kanagawa】“Odawara castle”, the magnificent castle

 photo by kabacchi

【Kanagawa】“Odawara castle”, the magnificent castle

 photo by kabacchi

【Kanagawa】“Odawara castle”, the magnificent castlephoto by kabacchi

 

【Kanagawa】“Odawara castle”, the magnificent castle

photo by kabacchi

Now we can see impregnable “Odawara castle” in Kanagawa prefecture.

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