Hello, this is _hiroyuki.ta.
This time, I would like to introduce a motorcycle trip to Kiyosu Castle in Kiyosu City, Aichi Prefecture.
What is Kiyosu Castle?
Kiyosu Castle is a castle located in Kiyosu City, Aichi Prefecture.
This castle was built by the Shiba clan, who were the shugo of Owari Province, and has since graced the history of Japan from the Sengoku period to the Edo period, under the influence of Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Tokugawa Ieyasu, and others.
Route to Kiyosu Castle
Kiyosu Castle is located about 5 hours by car from central Tokyo.
Transfer from Chuo Expressway to Takaido IC to Tomei Expressway, get off at Nagoya IC, take Nagoya Expressway No. 2 Higashiyama Line to Kiyosu Nishi IC, and proceed west on National Route 153.
Take the Chuo Expressway from Takaido IC to Chuo Expressway, get off at Takao IC, take the Chuo Expressway to Nagoya IC, take Nagoya Expressway No. 2 Higashiyama Line to Kiyosu Nishi IC, and proceed west on National Route 153.
Highlights of Kiyosu Castle
The highlight of Kiyosu Castle is its history.
Kiyosu Castle is a castle that has colored the history of Japan from the Sengoku period to the Edo period, and famous figures in Japanese history such as Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, and Tokugawa Ieyasu played an active role here.
Kiyosu Castle also has many historical buildings remaining, including the castle tower, which is designated as a national treasure, and the Honmaru Palace and Ninomaru Palace, which are designated as important cultural properties.
Kiyosu Castle motorcycle parking lot
Kiyosu Castle has its own parking lot.
Parking is free, but space is limited, so we recommend arriving early during busy periods. In some cases, it was said that it was easier to access if you parked your bike at the next station, so check the crowds and make your decision.
Summary of Kiyosu Castle
Kiyosu Castle is a popular tourist spot where you can learn about Japanese history.
Touring by motorcycle is also fun, so be sure to give it a try.
Kiyosu Castle in English is “Kiyosu Castle”.