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The early period of Azuchi, Momoyama - Edo era

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Yatsushiro-jo Castle is built, and the town of Yatsushiro is formed

Mugijima, Yatsushiro and castle of level ground changed from the mountains of Old foot, too

Yatsushiro-jo Castle

 It was the age of civil strife (whether lottery not to play) after Onin War (chase not similar it does not appear) now about 500 years ago.
 It was replaced to feudal lord of Yatsushiro in sequence. When feudal lord was replaced, castle which was the center of politics of Yatsushiro moved from Old foot-jo Castle that was on the mountain (furufumotojo) to Mugijima-jo Castle of the mouth of Kuma River (it is Kumagawa or grows on) (mugishimajo).
 It was earthquake, and Mugijima-jo Castle was broken later, but, in substitution for Mugijima-jo Castle, bigger Yatsushiro-jo Castle (yatsushirojo) was made.
 Foundations of current Yatsushiro-shi center (kiso) were made in this time.

Model (genkei) of kimono which we knew was almost completed now in these days.
 We come in padded silk garment (appear) which is clothes of wife and women of chirochanha samurai with old ceremonial dress (chews as for doing) which is clothes of yakkunha samurai (pat).

It is change of three castles from Yamashiro to Heijo

The Old foot castle (furufumotojo) made after new government (kemmunoshinsei) of Kenmu was on the mountain for enemy who attacked. However, it became inconvenient when the times changed, and traffic using the sea and river became popular. Therefore Mugijima-jo Castle (mugishimajo) was made in central Japan (we let you cry) of the mouth of Kuma River which was convenient for trade (can ask, and come) (it is Kumagawa or grows on) newly. Mugijima-jo Castle had collapse (whether you ask) by earthquake approximately 30 years later after we were made and we made Yatsushiro-jo Castle (yatsushirojo) and moved castle town to the opposite bank of port called Tokunofuchi Tsu (tokubuchinotsu). In Yamashiro (join) from Middle Ages to the early modern times and Heijo (hirajiro), three sites of castle (margin trace) remaining in limited area, even in the whole country, there is no such precedent too much, it is unusual.

Change of castle

Azuchimomoyama - Edo

yakkunchirochanno exploration diary

yakkunchirochanno exploration diary

Mugijima-jo Castle (mugishimajo) map
 Castle which there was in the current Furujochou (Kojo-cho) whole area. It is said that it was made construction of a castle (chikujo) in around 1588 (Tensho 16) and collapses by earthquake of 1619 (Genna 5) (whether). From the site of castle, a large quantity of building materials (kenchikubuzai) did exhumation (shutsudo) other than ridge-end tile (onigawara) and gold leaf tile (gold leaf falls) which stone wall and Mizubori (we overcharge without seeing), the basics stone (we compete and do) of big building, crest (thing) of paulownia (drill) built with white stone entered.
Address/Furushiromachi, Yatsushiro-shi, Kumamoto
Tel/0965-35-2021 (Yatsushiro-shi Cultural Affairs Division)
Yatsushiro-jo Castle (yatsushirojo) map
 Castle where jite that Kumamoto lord of a castle (kumamotojoshu) Tadahiro Kato (father Tadahiro) got permission of the Shogunate in 1622 (Genna 8) and gave Masakata Kato (taste person) an order for (niece) constructed a castle. At the time of construction of a castle, it was castle which was 811 meters of north and south, large-scale (daikibo) of 1,477 meters of east and west. Stone wall and moat (dig) of main enclosure (hommaru) are left now.
Address/Matsuejomachi, Yatsushiro-shi, Kumamoto
Tel/0965-35-2021 (Yatsushiro-shi Cultural Affairs Division)
Miyaji making paper by hand Japanese paper (miyajitesukiwashi) map
 It was done with beginning that we began papermaking in wadi (mizunashigawa) where younger brother, new Court Security Office (shinzaemon) of source holy priest (nichigenshonin) flowed through Myouken-cho (myokemmachi) to on day in 1600 (Keicho 5) and was known as special product (we untie) of feudal clan (make out) widely. The skill (the skill) is had the succession (Kensho) of now while Hiroshi Miyata (miyatahiroshi) makes agriculture and another job (kengyo).
Address/Myokenmachi, Yatsushiro-shi, Kumamoto
Tel/0965-34-8311 (Miyaji, Yatsushiro Japanese paper)
Takada ware (koudayaki)
 Ceramic ware that it is said to be opening that sonkai (loss worth, Kizo Agano, aganokizo) founded kiln (pot) to Kodago, Yatsushiro-gun (koudago) Nara Kimura (naragimura, current Naragimachi, Yatsushiro-shi). Design (design) that is delicate (when we do not do) using technique (shuho) of inlay (inlay) succeeds to the beautifully traditional skill.
Address/Yatsushiro-shi, Kumamoto
Tel/0965-33-4115 (hachidaishishomatsurigotokankoka)
■■ So that Mr. Hikoichi becomes; Yatsushiro
Yatsushiro that became rich as rice field and port were done
Mr. Hikoichi
 By the Kyushu conquest (moxacautery fault X to learn) of Hideyoshi Toyotomi (see Hideyoshi) of 1587, Yukinaga Konishi (konishiyukinaga) will rule Yatsushiro. Propagator (we do not do offer) called Luis Frois came to Yatsushiro these days. furoisu in book called "Japanese history" "is clean beautifully, and Yatsushiro is fertile with beauty (say) (fertility)…We wrote ".
 In addition, it is these days that tea ceremony (sado) spread out in (soon) at time when Japanese culture greatly had development (development) in this time. Pupil Tadaoki Hosokawa (we just employ Hosokawa sansai, sansai) of Sen no Rikyu (paste moxacautery not to do) who spread tea ceremony brought various culture in Yatsushiro. People called sonkai (loss worth, Kizo Agano, aganokizo) where Tadaoki Hosokawa was able to hang Takada ware (koudayaki) in line (gyoretsu) having become form like now with these days in Myouken festival (myokensai) began. In addition, making paper by hand (tesu) came, and Japanese paper began as industry (sangyo) that we made use of pure water of wadi (mizunashigawa) in in these days, too. Ceramic ware and Japanese paper are known as special product (they untie) of Yatsushiro in the whole country.
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