Ruins of Kunohe Castle

The final battlefield of Toyotomi Hideyoshi's unification of Japan

The ruins are the final battlefield of Toyotomi Hideyoshi's unification of Japan, and have been proclaimed a National Historic Site by the Japanese government. There are no buildings at the castle ruins, but remains of the stone walls and moats, considered to be the oldest in the Tohoku region, can be found, allowing you to explore the past.


The Kunohe Castle Volunteer Guide Association gives tours of the historical site of Kunohe Castle. The tour shows you the castle ruins while giving a clear picture of the history of Kunohe Castle and the highlights of the ruins. Tours are offered on weekends and holidays from 10:00-15:00 from April to November. Please make a reservation in advance if you would like a tour on a weekday or for a group.

Area
Iwate
Category
History and Culture

General Information

Address
岩手県二戸市福岡字城の内
Directions
● About 8 minutes by car from JR Ninohe Station
● About 10 minutes from Ichinohe Interchange on the Hachinohe Expressway
Car Park
Yes
Official Website
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Contact

Contact
Ninohe City Tourism Association
Telephone Number
0195-23-3641