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Public-images-osm logo.svg castle_type = shiro
Himeji Castle 01s2048.jpg
A Japanese castle Show/edit corresponding data item.
Rendering in OSM Carto
Group: historic
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may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
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Status: in use

A  shiro is a Japanese castle. It is a fortress constructed primarily of wood and stone.

When shiro is used in a name, it is usually read as jo when attached to a word. Pictured is Himeji-jo - Himeji Castle.

How to map

Set a node node at the center of the feature or draw an area area along its outline.

Add the tags historic=castle and castle_type=shiro.

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