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Matsuzaka Castle (松坂城 Matsuzaka-jō ) is a castle located in Matsusaka, Mie Prefecture, Japan. The castle was constructed in 1588 by Gamō Ujisato with a three-story tenshu (keep). Only the castle's ruins stand today, though they are a popular site to rest for the citizens of Matsuzaka. Located in the castle is a local history museum and the Motoori Norinaga Memorial Hall.
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