Osaka Castle

Osaka Castle (大坂城 or 大阪城,, Ōsaka-jō?) is a Japanese castle in Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan.

Originally called Ozakajō, it is one of Japan's most famous castles, and played a major role in the unification of Japan during the sixteenth century of the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

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... The retreating Shogunal troops were progressively streaming into Osaka Castle ... At Osaka Castle, Tokugawa Yoshinobu gathered his advisors and military leaders to plan strategy and, to boost morale, advised that he would ... That evening however, he slipped away from Osaka Castle accompanied by the daimyō of Aizu and Kuwana to escape back to Edo on the shogunate warship Kaiy ...
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... Before the feudal system could be completely overturned, castles played a role in the initial resistance to the Meiji Restoration ... By January 31, the Bakufu army had retreated to Osaka Castle in disarray and the Shogun, Tokugawa Yoshinobu had fled to Edo (later Tokyo) ... Osaka Castle was surrendered to the Imperial forces without a fight, and on February 3, 1868, Osaka Castle was burned ...
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... The castle is open to the public, and is easily accessible from Osakajōkōen Station on the JR West Osaka Loop Line ... the cherry blossom bloom (hanami), when the sprawling castle grounds are covered with food vendors and taiko drummers ... The large indoor arena Osaka-jo Hall is also located within the grounds of the castle park ...
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