Osaka-jo[Kin-jo] / Osaka.japan / Designated historic spot of the country [ Yagura and Mon]/ Registration tangible cultural property of the country [Tensyu] / The construction of a castle is 1583./ The building of "Tensyu" is 1585./ "Tensyu" rebuilt it in 1931.
“The white heron” Castle, Himeji Castle, Hyogo, Japan. The castle is regarded as the finest surviving example of prototypical Japanese castle architecture, comprising a network of 83 buildings with advanced defensive systems from the feudal period. by cchambaz
Japan: Osaka castle. A symbol of Osaka, which has been handed down through the dramas in history to the present day. Osaka Castle is widely known as an emblem of the power and fortune of Hideyoshi Toyotomi. In 1583, Hideyoshi began construction at the former site of Honganji Temple and completed the magnificent castle, which was reputed as being unparalleled in the country.