Matsue Castle Park, also known as Matsue Jozan Park, is in Matsue Shimane Prefecture and contains Matsue Castle with its original donjon (tower). Matsue Castle Park is also Read more [...]
Matsue Castle is in Matsue, Shimane Prefecture and was completed in 1611. Matsue Castle, also known as black or Plover castle, is the second largest Japanese Castle. In 1875 all the buildings except the main donjon (keep) were removed as a part of Meiji Restoration. Between 1950 and 1955 the remaining parts of the castle were repaired or reconstructed. Today only the donjon and some walls remain. Matsue Castle donjon (tower) is a designated National Treasure.