History[change | change source]
Kumamoto Castle was completed by Kato Kiyomasa in 1607. He was the first lord of the castle. After that, the lord of the castle was Hosokawa tribe for 240 years. In 1877, Kumamoto Castle was almost destroyed by the effect of Satsuma Rebellion. In 1960, the tower was repaired.
Structure[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- http://www.manyou-kumamoto.jp/castle/ Archived 2006-11-09 at the Wayback Machine (in Japanese)
- http://www.manyou-kumamoto.jp/contents.cfm?id=638 Archived 2015-03-18 at the Wayback Machine (in Japanese)
- http://www.kumamotokokufu-h.ed.jp/kumamoto/osiro.html (in Japanese)
- http://castle.link-hp.net/15.html (in Japanese)