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This video, titled "A Tour of Japan's Castles: 160 Castles, Including Some of Japan's Top 100 Castles" (日本の城めぐり~日本100名城を含む160城), was released by "S. ENDO."

It's said that there used to be more than 25,000 castles in Japan.
They ranged from mountain castles to flat castles.
This video introduces castles (or castle ruins) from all eras, from ancient times to modern times.
There are a whopping 160 castles in all.
Some of these castles include Japan's top 100 castles, castle towers, and some of Japan's three greatest mountain castles.
When you watch this video of castles from Hokkaido to Okinawa, you'll see that the word "castle" refers to a variety of forms.

However, the era with the most castles was the Warring States period.
Today, when we hear the word "castle," we think of castles from this era.

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Last Updated : Sep. 15, 2020
鈴木 正孝(Masataka Suzuki)
A writer born and raised in Asakusa, Tokyo who loves traveling and novels

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From Hokkaido in the North to Okinawa in the South, 160 of Japan's Amazing Castles! An Introduction to Japanese Castles From All Periods, From Ancient Times to the Edo Period!
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