Okazaki castle

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  • Japanese: 岡崎(Okazaki-jou)
  • Type: Flatland-Mountain
  • Founder: Saigo Tsuguyori
  • Year: 1455
  • Demolished: 1873
  • Reconstructed: 1959 (Tenshu)
  • Location: Mikawa province

Okazaki castle, in Mikawa province, was the seat of the Shiga clan, rulers of Okazaki han. Tokugawa Ieyasu lived there for a time early in his life.[1]

Mizuno Tadayuki was lord of the castle for a time in the early 18th century.

Okazaki was also a major post-station along the Tôkaidô.



  1. Gallery labels, National Museum of Korea.[1]