Katsuga Castle

Katsuga Castle (勝賀城, Katsuga-jō) was a castle structure in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan. The castle has been designated as Takamatsu city's Historic site.[2] Kōzai clan's fortified residence Saryō Castle is located under the Katsuga castle.[3]

Katsuga Castle
勝賀城
Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan
TypeMountaintop castle
Site information
OwnerKōzai clan, Chōsokabe clan
Conditionruins
Site history
Built1221[1]
Built byKōzai Sukemura
Demolished1585

Katuga castle was built by the Kōzai clan, one of the most powerful clans along with Sogō clan in the Sanuki Province and the castle became Kōzai clan's main castle for nearly 360 years.[4][2][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "勝賀城山頂にて" (in Japanese). Shikoku Shimbun. Retrieved 20 November 2021.
  2. ^ a b "勝賀城跡" (in Japanese). Takamatsu city official. Retrieved 20 November 2021.
  3. ^ "Katsuga Castle" (in Japanese). 勝賀城跡保存会. Retrieved 20 November 2021.
  4. ^ "香西氏" (in Japanese). kotobank. Retrieved 20 November 2021.
  5. ^ "香川)高松の戦国時代知る展示、石の民俗資料館で" (in Japanese). Asahi Shimbun. Retrieved 20 November 2021.