Cultural Asset Data
|Name||Hitoyoshi Castle Ruins|
|Address||Fumoto-machi, Hitoyoshi-shi, Kumamoto|
|Mapcode||195 737 817*11|
|Contact||0966-22-2111 (front desk, Hitoyoshi City Board of Education)|
The ruins of the castle that served as the residence of the Sagara clan for 700 years, spanning many generations. The Kuma and Mune Rivers served as natural outer moats – a common construction for mountain castles in Japan’s feudal era. In 2006, it was selected as one of Japan’s Top 100 Castles.