Taiko-mon gate in Matsushiro-jo Castle (7.15.2015)
Taiko-mon Gate is restored with wooden construction.
There are two gates in Taiko - mon Gate.
The first gate is "Omote-mon Gate 表門". It is the front gate.
This type of gate is known as a “Korai-mon 高麗門”. It is one of the gate types in Japan.
 
Taiko-mon gate in Matsushiro-jo Castle (7.15.2015)
 
Taiko-mon gate in Matsushiro-jo Castle (7.15.2015)
Taiko-mon Gate is restored with wooden construction. There are two gates in Taiko - mon Gate.
This gate is the second gate, "Yagura-mon Gate 櫓門". Yagura-mon Gate is two-layered gate with a lookout.
 
Taiko-mon gate in Matsushiro-jo Castle (7.15.2015)
 
Kita-akazu-no-mon Gate in Matsushiro-jo Castle (7.15.2015)
This gate is restored with wooden construction.
Kita-akazu-no - mon gate is Masugata-mon style gate.
There are two gates in Kita-akazu-no - mon Gate.
This gate is the first gate, "Omote-mon Gate 表門". It is called “Matugata-mon-Gate 桝形門“.
This type of gate is known as a “Korai-mon 高麗門”. It is one of the gate types in Japan.
 
Kita-akazu-no-mon Gate in Matsushiro-jo Castle (7.15.2015)
 
Kita-akazu-no-mon Gate in Matsushiro-jo Castle (7.15.2015)
Kita-akazu-no-mon Gate is restored with wooden construction. There are two gates in Taiko - mon Gate.
This gate is the second gate, "Yagura-mon Gate 櫓門". Yagura-mon Gate is two-layered gate with a lookout.
 
Kita-akazu-no-mon Gate in Matsushiro-jo Castle (7.15.2015)
 
Base of keep in Matsushiro-jo Castle (7.15.2015)
 
Higasi-akazu-no-mon Gate Site in Matsushiro-jo Castle (7.15.2015)
Picture is bridge in front of Higasi - akazu - no - mon Gate Site. There was Yagura-mon in Higasi-akazu-no-mon Site. It's said that this Gate was usually closed.
 
 
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HODAKA's Travel diary from Hidatakayama Japan 飛騨高山発信 穂高の旅日記