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Yamanaka fort was build in defence of western Odawara by Ujiyasu Houjo in 1558~1570.At Odawara conquest in 1590, Yamanaka fort was attacked by 70,000 army  led by Hidetsugu  Toyotomi. 2,000 garrison defend this fort, but It was fall in half a day. This fort is designed national historic spot in 1930. 

Copyright: Kiyoharu takamura
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Chargée: 10/12/2012
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