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Kokura Castle and Torii

Kokura Castle in Kitakyushu, Japan was built by Hosokawa Tadaoki in 1602.

It was the property of the Ogasawara clan (from Harima) between 1632 and 1860.

The castle was burnt down in 1865 in the war between the Kokura and Chōshū clans.

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Taken on April 25, 2008