Nijo Castle

Nijo Castle

In 1603, the Tokugawa Shogun Shogun Ieyasu built the guardian of the Kyoto Imperial Palace and the building of the general Shogun.
Nijo Castle is where the Tokugawa family lived as a proof of power. It remains stunning with decorative artwork, sculptures, and decorative brackets and barrier paintings by Kano schools have remained even as time has gone by. You can explore the beautiful gardens during the four seasons. The gardens include valuable ruins such as the Gotenori.

Name Nijo Castle
Access · From "Karasuma Oike" station to the "Nijo Castle" station by the subway Tozai line 1 min.
 → A short walk from "Nijo Castle" station
Address 541, Nijojo-cho, Nijo-dori Horikawa Nishi iru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8301
URL http://www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp/bunshi/nijojo/
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