I love the little gargoyle-like feature on the roofs of most castles. These are called 鴟尾 (shibi) and I'll show off a few of these with future castles.
Click on the above pic (or any other one to enlarge it) and you'll see a midday moon.
This building was across the road from the castle, not sure what it is used for but it is interesting. It was becoming late afternoon and I still didn't have a place to stay, so I got the heck out of Dodge and tried to find a place for the night.