Kumamoto Castle(1)
[ID] 532  ( ID:532 )
[Photographer] unknown
[Place] Kumamoto
[Date] unknown
[Color] color
[Size] 136x90
[Cabinet] 12-2-0
[Keyword] castle/shrine
  Photographs of the same title

Built by Kato Kiyomasa, Kumamoto Castle has large and small castle towers and is famous for its strong stone walls. It was completed in 1607. The torii is the entrance to Kato Kiyomasa Shrine, whiich was built within Kumamoto Castle in 1872 and called Nishikiyama Shrine. This photo is believed to be developed from the same negative as the photo in the Leiden University collection.