“Exploring the history of Tanabe Siege” Visit the castle town of Yusai

  • Time required: 4 h
  • Transportation: WALK

A tour that returns from Nishi-Maizuru Station to Enryuji Temple, Keirinji Temple, and Tanabe Castle Ruins to Nishi-Maizuru Station. On the way, when you cross the Takano River as well as temples and shrines, you will pass through the warehouses lined up along the river, and you can fully enjoy the atmosphere of the castle town, such as private houses full of emotion.

  • Port of Kyoto terminal2

  • JR Nishi-Maizuru Station

    Start JR Nishi-Maizuru Station

  • Enryuji Temple

    A temple located at the foot of Mt. Atago in the west district. It is said that Gyoki built it during the Nara period. There are also many valuable cultural assets such as the Joroku Buddha, which is called the Tango Daibutsu.

    72 Hikitsuchi, Maizuru
    0773-75-1193

    Estimated staying time:30 minutes

  • Asashiro Shrine

    It was founded in 673 AD. Since then, I have been watching the history of Maizuru. At the festival, Yoshiwara's sword swing and kagura, which are held once every four years, are dedicated. Even now, many people's faith is gathered.

    13 Asashiro, Maizuru
    0773-75-0132

    Estimated staying time:30 minutes

  • Keirinji Temple

    It is said that he participated in the Tanabe Castle Siege Battle for Hosokawa Fujitaka and was given a reclining Buddha and a Bonsho. Founded by Yusen Chiku in the Muromachi period. The precincts of the temples, which are influenced by Chinese culture, are exotic and attractive.

    69 Konya, Maizuru
    0773-75-0168

    Estimated staying time:30 minutes

  • Meirinkan main gate

    In 1873 (Meiji 6), it was opened by the chief retainer Shinroku Kawamura as a clan school of the Maizuru clan, and produced many scholars. It is now Meirin Elementary School, but the gate still retains the remnants of that time.

    128-1 Kitatanabe, Maizuru

    Estimated staying time:5 minutes

  • Tanabe Castle Ruins (Maizuru Park)

    Tanabe Castle is famous as the stage where Mitsunari Ishida attacked with a large army and became the outpost of "Battle of Sekigahara". It is now a park, but you can learn more about the history of Tanabe at the museum inside the castle gate, which was reconstructed in 1992.

    Estimated staying time:30 minutes

  • Tanabe Castle Museum / Shokokan

    The castle gate was completed in 1992. In the exhibition room, we introduce the history of successive castle owners centered on Hosokawa Fujitaka and the castle town of Tanabe. In addition, the Nishiki-e materials of "Itoi Bunko" are exhibited at the Shokokan.

    Estimated staying time:30 minutes

  • Nishi-Maizuru Station

  • Port of Kyoto terminal2