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Map of Hikone Castle Town

Map of Hikone Castle Town
Cultural Asesets designated by the Hikone City government,Shiga Prefecture
Set of six hanging scrolls, ink and light color on paper
Edo period, dated Tenpo 7 (1836)

This map encompasses the entire castle town, including the grounds of Hikone Castle. It shows the three moats surrounding the honmaru, where the keep stands. Details are omitted from the central part, but otherwise the map includes the dimensions of all moats, embankments, roads, and residences.

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