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Nijo Castle, Ninomaru Palace. Kyoto

Киото, Замок Нидзё

Kyoto Nijo Castle (二条城, Nijōjō) was built in 1603.

In 1867, Nijo Castle was used as an imperial palace for a while before being donated to the city and opened up to the public as a historic site. Its palace buildings are arguably the best surviving examples of castle palace architecture of Japan's feudal era (i.e.medieval 1185 to 1868), and the castle was designated a UNESCO world heritage site in 1994.


Ninomaru Palace is the castle's main attraction.


Note the women dressed in kimono, hight school girls in uniform on the excursion, and tourists, photographers of course.

¥600 fee to get there.

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Taken on April 9, 2015