Why is the Osaka Castle important?


Why is the Osaka Castle important?

16th Century Japan:

Before the dawn of the 16th century, the island nation of Japan was ruled over by multiple feudal lords, each ruling their lands as though they were a separate country. It took the work and conquests of Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, and Tokugawa Ieyasu to fulfill the unification of Japan.

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Osaka Castle is important because it was built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi (the "2nd Great Unifier of Japan") and it was here that the unification...

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Unification of Japan & the Tokugawa Rule (1551-1868)


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Learn all about the Tokugawa shogunate in Japan. Explore the history behind that time period in Japan, the culture at that time, and the unification of Japan.

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