Built in: 1614
Honmaru, the main bailey
Takada Castle was a large-scale castle with 750,000 goku of early modern times which was built by Matsudaira Tadateru, 6th son of Ieyasu mainly in Bodaiga-hara of Takada in 1614. Honmaru was enclosed by an inner moat and a base. At present, its width is 40-50m, average water depth is about 5m, the height of base is 10m or so and the whole length is about 1,000m, which is an enclosing ground base including2 Uchi-masugatamon, or 2 inner box style gates and 1 inner key style gate.
Sanju Yagura, the three stories keep
The current keep of Takada Castle was reconstructed on the grounds of the south-east rim of Honmaru, or the central part of the castle This had been called "Gosankai Yagura" or Three stories Keep symbolizing the castle instead of "Tenshukaku" or a the 19th year of the Meiji era.