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Tango0119 Oct 2019 1:09 p.m. PST

"Japan has been a land that has been torn by war and warlords for many centuries. Because of this there have been very many hundreds of castles and fortresses built over the centuries. Many of these castles still remain to this day and many of them have been rebuilt and restored to their original shape and condition. And, there are still many remains of castles that can be found.

The Japanese Medieval Castle like the one shown in the picture at the left, looks to be quite different than your typical European Medieval Castle, particularly in the roof design. And while it is true that the look of the castles is quite different they actually are quite similar to European castles in many respects. Here is an overview of some of these similarities…."


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Lion in the Stars21 Oct 2019 1:33 p.m. PST

Yeah, those castles are fascinating. And pretty much always included a right-angle turn immediately after a gate.

Tango0122 Oct 2019 11:32 a.m. PST

Glad you like them my friend!


Come In Nighthawk03 Nov 2019 7:36 p.m. PST

Sadly, we are "Short" one again… for the 2nd time in about 74 years…

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