Neighborhood in Kyoto:

Site of Nijo Castle

About Site of Nijo Castle

Nijojo is the palace for shogun in Kyoto. This palace was built in 1603, and is also known as Nijo Castle. The high walls, and lengthy ditches symbolize the power of the Edo shogunate. Tokugawa Ieyasu, Tokugawa Ieyasu Kawakuchi and Tokugawa Qingxi have lived here. The castle itself is not very grand or magnificent but it has witnessed a multitude of historical events, so it is extraordinarily politically significant. In 1994 it was named a World Heritage site. It is worth taking time to savor the interior of Nijojo. Honmaru Goten and Ninomaru Goten - the main buildings. The paintings on the walls and sliding doors are fantastic. There is also the famous "Oriole floor" corridor. When you walk there, you can hear an oriole whistle. Many kinds of flowers and trees are planted in the city. The camellia blooms in early spring, sakura blossoms in April and azaleas in May. There are a hundred days of red in the autumn, as the leaves fall. Visit in any season!

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Nijo Castle

The Nijojo Castle was recognized as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1994. It was built in 1603 as the Kyoto residence of the first shogun of the Edo era, Tokuga

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Gokomachi-Tsubaki

Gokomachi Tsubaki is a Japanese course restaurant in Kyoto city with an importance on the ingredients.

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The Museum of Kyoto

The Museum of Kyoto is a massive red-brick building that resembles a courthouse or palace. It is divided into different sections, with each displaying different

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Kyoto International Manga Museum

The Kyoto International Manga Museum was opened in November of 2006. It consists of three floors and a basement, and most of its walls are lined with shelves of

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Rokkaku-do Temple

The Rokkakudo Temple is located southeast of the intersection of Karasuma and Sanjo streets in central Kyoto, and is formally known as Shiunzan Chohoji.

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Lajolla

Lajolla is a Californian-Mexican style restaurant located in Kyoto city.

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Kyo no Yakiniku Hiro (Senbon Sanjo)

Hiro has an extensive menu, featuring high quality Japanese kurogewagyuu beef, locally grown vegetables and a wide array of beverages.

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Shinpukan

Shinpukan is a shopping mall built in the remain of the Kyoto Central Telephone Office and is registered as a historical monument by the city of Kyoto.