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[Kanazawa]“Kanazawa jou” had a lot of war devices for samurai2013.07.15

“Kanazawa jou” is located on Kanazawa, Ishikawa prefecture, which was built in 1580. In edo era, this Japanese architecture was owned by Maeda family. However, most of part was lost due to a large fire in 1881. In 1999, restoration project began. Now, visitor is able to see various devices for battle. For example, “Dashi”, a bow window, was utilized for falling rocks.

Kanazawa jouPhoto by INABA Tomoaki
Kanazawa jouPhoto by Kentaro Ohno
Kanazawa jouPhoto by june29

If you come to Ishikawa, why don’t you see the devices that samurai utilized for war.

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