Funaoka Castle, also known as Shibata Castle, was a hilltop style Japanese Castle in Shibata in Miyagi Prefecture. Funaoka Castle was constructed in 1200 under the orders of Shibata Read more [...]
Funaoka Castle Grounds, in Shibata in Miyagi Prefecture, is famous for its cherry blossom and is considered one of Japan’s Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots. There are around 1,000 cherry blossom trees in the Funaoka Castle Grounds and along the bank of Shiroishi River. Funaoka Castle Grounds, also known as Funaokajoshi Park, contains the ruins of Funaoka Castle.