Japanese Castle built in 1593 when Hideyoshi Toyotomi was dispatched to Korea
Located about 10 minutes’ drive from Gijang-gun to the east coast of Busan, the Japanese retreat from Hanyang, Seoul, in 1593, was built by Nagamasa Kuroda in Gijang, the closest city to Busan, and during the Imjin War, Kiyomasa Kato was temporarily stationed.
Centering on two low hills overlooking the sea in front of Gijang in Busan, the Honmaru, Cheonsugak, was built in the southern hills 64m above sea level, and an intelligence was built in the low hills 45m north of the main castle. The area of the castle is 8,595㎡, the length of the wall is about 300m, and the height of the remaining walls is about 4 to 5m. The castle is located in a key point in the middle of the fortress located on the east coast of the city of Seosaengpo, Ulsan, and Busan, located in downtown Busan.
It was designated as Busan Metropolitan City Monument No. 48 on March 9, 1999, and the walls at the time of its construction remain relatively well.
|Name||Gijang Jukseong-ri Japanese Castle
|Address||San 52-1, Jukseong-ri, Gijang-gun, Busan
부산광역시 기장군 죽성리 산52-1 일Won
|Telephone||Gijang-gun Culture and Tourism Division
How to go
Get off at Gijang Cathedral by taking seat bus No. 1003 from Busan Nampo-dong or Busan Station → Haeundae Beach to Gijang. And transfer to Village Bus No. 6 to Jukseong-ri and get off in front of Jukseong Elementary School.
1 hour and 10 minutes per 1003 express bus captain’s cathedral
Gijang No. 6 Village Bus Gijang Waesung About 10 minutes
The operation interval of Village Bus No. 6 in Gijang is 20 minutes to 1 hour, so it is recommended to use a regular taxi.