Kisai Castle

Travel Information

Kisai Castle (騎西城) is a ruins of Japanese castle located in Saitama. It appears in the record of 1455 when Ashikaga Ujisige attacked this castle of Uesugi and Nagao clan. In 1563, Uesugi Kenshin defeated this castle. In 1632, this castle was abandoned. In 1979, there is the digging for the research, and found out the layout of the baileys and many weapons, daily life products. Those relics are displayed current reconstructed Tenshu.

Tourist Info.
There is a parking and restroom.
Ask next building to enter the museum.

0. at Omiya Station.
1. use JR Takasaki Line to Konosu Station.
2. use local bus to Fukushi Center.

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Map around Kisai Castle

Detailed Travel Guide

Kisai Castle

Type: Water Floating Castle.
Built in: Unknown (first appears in 1455)
Class: Reconstructed

There is no record which tells when and how this castle was built. It seems like one of brunch castle of Kanto Uesugi clan. This castle was defeated by Uesugi Kenshin because he was just up set and looking for some thing to take it out on in 1563.

This castle has very complicated moat, called shoji bori. This type of moat could be seen only at Osaka castle. However, the layout and baileys of this castle was very simple and most likely, this castle was house of Daimyo.