A white castle tower rises on Torafusuyama, which is lush with greenery, creating a personality suitable for the majesty of the three families.
Wakayama Castle began when Hideyoshi Toyotomi, who settled Kishu in 1585, had his younger brother Hidenaga build the castle. The castle was built by Todo Takatora, a master of the castle.
First, Hidenaga's castle was Shigeharu Kuwayama, and in 1600, Yoshinaga Asano, who was successful in the Battle of Sekigahara, entered the castle.
Then, in 1619, the 10th son of Ieyasu Tokugawa, Yorinobu, entered the castle and became a castle of 555,000 stones in Kishu. , Has a long history.
A lot of Aoishi (green schist), which is a specialty of Kishu, is used in the stone walls of Wakayama Castle, which makes you feel that you have come to Wakayama.