The Mystique of Japanese Castles
Any visitor to Japan quickly sees that the Japanese have a love affair with castles. Ancient castles are scattered from north to south along the archipelago. There are also modern imitations at everyday locations, like cake shops. This issue's special feature looks at the Japanese people's love for castles.
Photo credits: 6=Matsumoto City Hall; 14=Himeji City Hall; 2.23.24=Heibonsha Photo Department