Oka Castle Park, in Taketa Oita Prefecture, is famous for its cherry blossom being considered one of Japan’s Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots. Oka Castle Park also features Read more [...]
Oka Castle was a mountain top style Japanese Castle in Taketa Oita Prefecture. Oka Castle was originally constructed in 1185, with many improvements and repairs completed around 1332. After 1594 more improvements were made including the addition of a donjon and palace. The donjon was later destroyed in an earthquake in the Edo period and the remaining buildings were dismantled in the Meiji Restoration (1874). Today only some of the walls remain.