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Address: Ichikawa, Tagajo 985-0864, Miyagi Prefecture
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多賀城 [国府多賀城] Tagajō (Kokufu-Tagajō)

Or just Tagajō / Taga Castle. Kokufu means “Provincial Capital.” This is the OLDEST castle site I’ve ever visited: Tagajō was founded in 724. It is a type of fortification like a... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

Or just Tagajō / Taga Castle. Kokufu means “Provincial Capital.” This is the OLDEST castle site I’ve ever visited: Tagajō was founded in 724. It is a type of fortification like a scaled-down walled city, as it also functioned as an administrative centre for the Yamato’s expanding frontier in Mutsu, formerly controlled by the Emishi, an ethnically distinct group from... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2012

Perhaps the potential exists to make it a "real" historical park but in its current condition, there is really not much to see.

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