"TAIKO YAGURA or drum tower" Kakegawa Things to Do Tip by cheesecake17
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Yagura weren't used exclusively for arrows, but were also used to store all manner of weapons, food and supplies.
They were also strategically placed to serve as watch towers and defensive platforms.
This particular Yagura was call the DRUM YAGURA or drum tower , it used to store a GIANT DRUM which was used to announce the TIME to people in and around the castle...At the moment you can view the drum in the PALACE HALL
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