Charm of the Oka Castle Outline
The History of 800 Years The Oka Castle is said to be built to press Yoshitsune Minamoto in 1185. It was under the control by the Shiga clan from the period of Northern and Southern Dynasties, and carried the important role as a castle of the Nakagawa clan. Let us inquire into the history of Oka Castle of 800 years from building a castle to the end of it.
Walking in the Oka Castle Ruins Becoming the place of the war between Bungo and Satsuma clans, where Rentaro Taki spent his boyhood. We can see a number of remains telling us the days of the past. Also from the Oka Castle remains, we can see Mt. Aso and Kuju mountain range, the high stone wall shows us various looks under the burning sunset and shows us different looks under the blue sky with no clouds. Why don’t we walk inside of the castle seeing the beautiful stone walls and wonderful views?