Marugame, Kagawa facts for kids

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Map of Kagawa Prefecture showing Marugame

Marugame (丸亀市 Marugame-shi) is a Japanese city in Kagawa Prefecture on the island of Shikoku.

History

Keep of Marugame Castle
Marugame Castle

The castle town grew up around Marugame Castle which was built in 1597.

The modern city was established in 1899.

Since 1947, the city has hosted to an annual road running competition: the Marugame Half Marathon.


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