Kurume Castle (久留米城, Kurume-jō) was a castle structure in Kurume, Japan.[1]. Kurume Castle was built by the ninth son of Mōri Motonari, Kobayakawa Hidekane in 1587.[2]

Kurume Castle
久留米城
Kumano, Mie, Japan
Kurume castle tukimiyagura isigaki.JPG
Stone wall of Kurume Castle
TypeHirajirostyle castle
Site information
Conditionruins
Site history
Built1504-21 / 1587
Built byKobayakawa Hidekane
MaterialsStone walls
Demolished1871
Garrison information
Past
commanders
Kobayakawa Hidekane

Kurume castle is now only ruins, with some stone walls and water moat.[3] The castle was listed as one of the Continued Top 100 Japanese Castles in 2017.[4]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "久留米城" (in Japanese). じゃらん. Retrieved 23 August 2019.
  2. ^ "久留米城" (in Japanese). 久留米観光サイト. Retrieved 23 August 2019.
  3. ^ "久留米城跡" (in Japanese). 攻城団. Retrieved 23 August 2019.
  4. ^ "続日本100名城" (in Japanese). 日本城郭協会. Retrieved 23 August 2019.