Type: Hilltop Castle.
Built in: early Muromachi Period.
Class: Existed remaining Castle.
In early Muromachi period, Nara Motoyasu built a castle at this place.
In 1597, Ikuma Masachika was given the land of Takamatsu, and he extended this castle as his brunch castle. Current structure was completed in 1602.
In 1615, Tokugawa government ordered to destroy this castle, but the lord of Takamatsu hided this castle with many trees to avoid the destruction.
... was built in 1660. It is 3 stories high.
this is gate is original building.
... is the tallest stone walls in Japan. These walls were constructed in 1673.