Kumamoto Castle

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Arienne King
by Fougerouse Arnaud
published on 31 May 2021
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Fortifications at the site of Kumamoto Castle were first established in 1467, and the castle keep was expanded considerably over the following years. It gained a reputation of impregnability due to its extensive defenses. The castle was demolished in 1877 during the Satsuma Rebellion, but was reconstructed in 1960. Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan.

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Arnaud, F. (2021, May 31). Kumamoto Castle. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14155/kumamoto-castle/

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Arnaud, Fougerouse. "Kumamoto Castle." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 31 May 2021. Web. 23 Sep 2021.