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Hirosaki Castle Japan. © Glenn Waters. Over 64,000 visits to this photo.  Thank you. | by Glenn Waters ぐれんin Japan.
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Hirosaki Castle Japan. © Glenn Waters. Over 64,000 visits to this photo. Thank you.

Hit Explore #46. Many thanks.

  

Hirosaki Jo (弘前城) . Was also referred to as Takaoka Castle (鷹岡城 or 高岡城, Takaoka-jō).The castle was constructed in 1611. by Tsugaru clan. The castle was burnet down in 1627 and rebuilt in 1810. The present 3-storey keep is the only one in the Tohoku region.

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Taken on January 29, 2010