Medieval Castles in Koka

Medieval Castles in Koka

There is no distinctively big castle in the area; many castles of the same size and shape are concentrated in this small area and about 180 castles still remain here.

Medieval Castles in Koka

In the warring states period in Japan, Koka was crowded with castles of local samurai who cooperated with each other and governed themselves. These castles were surrounded by clay walls on all four sides, with a length of 50 meters on each side, and a dry moat.