Taka-jo Castle (高城)

Taka-jo Castles existed in Miyazaki Prefecture (former Hyuga Province); there were three castles that had this name. In addition, Mie Prefecture (former Ise Province) had another castle of the same name; thus, Taka-jo Castle indicates one of the following castles.

Taka-jo Castle that existed in Niiroin (present-day Kijo-cho, Koyu-gun, Miyazaki Prefecture). Refer to Taka-jo Castle (Niiroin).

Taka-jo Castle that existed in Mimatain (present-day Takajo-cho, Miyakonojo City, Miyazaki Prefecture). Refer to Taka-jo Castle (Mimatain).

Taka-jo Castle that existed in Mukasain (present-day Takaoka-cho, Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture). Refer to Taka-jo Castle (Mukasain).

Taka-jo Castle that existed in Ise (present-day Matsusaka City, Mie Prefecture). Refer to Taka-jo Castle (Ise Province).

Takashiro castle, which in Japanese is written with the same characters as Taka-jo Castle, is a castle that existed in Takaku District, Hizen Province. It was built by and the home of Nobunao SAIGO, who ruled Isahaya no sho Estate (mostly corresponding to present-day Isahaya City) in the medieval period. The castle, however, was taken by Ieharu RYUZOJI as a result of the Battle of Kyushu waged by Hideyoshi TOYOTOMI, and in early-modern times, it became a residential castle of the Isahaya family, the offspring of Ieharu RYUZOJI.