1. castle towerSee also 天守閣 てんしゅかく
2. Tenshu
Wikipedia definition
3. TenshuTenshu, (天守, 殿主, 殿守), also called Tenshukaku, 天守閣, is the central tower or main keep of a Japanese castle. It is the most defining feature of the Japanese castle. Although previous castles usually had a defensible structure for residence and/or administration, the architecturally distinct tenshu was first constructed during the late Sengoku period, or Azuchi-Momoyama period (1573-1603). Azuchi Castle, built in 1576 by Oda Nobunaga, was Japan's first castle to have a tenshu.
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天主 【てんしゅ】
天主: Out-dated kanji.


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