Today, we will share the history of Hikone Castle (Official Website) Year 1600 It all began with a battle. In the year 1600 Japan was a very different shape than it is today. The country was divided into many small states, each ruled by its own lord, but as tensions grew, these states split their allegiances into […] ...See More
Hikone and The Castle of Lake Biwa
1-1 Konkichō, Hikone-shi, Shiga-ken 522-0061, Japan
Hikone Castle is an original castle, i.e. it survived the post feudal era without undergoing destruction and reconstruction.