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Structure, the history, charm of Osaka Castle

Osaka Castle is a castle (Flatland Mountain Castle) which was in current Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka of Japan.

This Castle is located at the north end of the Kamimachi plateau. It was the natural strong position that the main stream of the Yodo River drifted to under the immediately north plateau of this ground and was a strategic point of the traffic to be connected in Kyoto when it went up in this Yodo River once.
It was said that originally there was an old burial mound of the Burial Mound age on this ground, and there was Ishiyama Honganji early in the Azuchimomoyama era from last years for the age of civil strife, but it was destroyed by fire by Ishiyama battle in 1580. Nobunaga Oda appreciated this location and was going to build the bigger castle in the ruins. Nagahide Niwa entered the feudal tenure by an order of Nobunaga Oda after Ishiyama battle end, and Nobuzumi Tsuda who prepared for Shikoku attack took up its position. However,Nobuzumi Tsuda was defeated at the time of Honnoji-Temple Incident by Nagahide Niwa. Afterwards Tsuneoki Ikeda was given it in Cheongju meeting, but I was possessed by Hideyoshi Toyotomi because he became the transference of a daimyo from one fief to another immediately to Mino. And Osaka Castle was built by Hideyoshi Toyotomi, and it was in a stronghold of the castle of Toyotomi and Toyotomi Administration, but was destroyed by fire with extinction of Toyotomi at a camp in the Osaka summer. At the Tokugawa Administration It was changed the territory with laying earth on the ground of several meters in height as a thing of the Toyotomi construction, and rebuilt it.
The first Castle Tower of Toyotomi period is five folds of composition expression (or a connection-type) observation tower types the sixth-floor undercellar. Five folds of expression layered pagoda type the fifth floor basement the first floor independent for Tokugawa period in the again done second generation Castle Tower old. It is destroyed by fire in 1665 by a thunderbolt. Five folds of independence-type observation tower type the eighth floor where the Castle Tower was rebuilt in steel frame steel reinforced concrete construction in 1931 for the third generation.

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