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Nijo Castle

Kyoto Sta.

Kyoto City, Kyoto

Nijo Castle

This castle was built by Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate, in 1603, to guard the Imperial Palace in Kyoto and to serve as the shogun’s accommodation. A World Heritage Site.

  • Approx. 20 min. by bus (Route No. 9) from JR Kyoto Sta. to Nijojo-mae bus stop
  • +81-75-841-0096
  • 541 Nijojo-cho, Nijo-dori Horikawa Nishi iru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto
  • 8:45-16:00
  • Dec.26-Jan.4, and Tue. in Jan., Jul., Aug., and Dec.
  • Adults: 600 yen
  • Website

35.014212, 135.748583

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  • Closed
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