NIJO-JO: The Castle of Tokugawa Ieyasu

March 16, 2018

 

The greatest ruler of Japan's history, Tokugawa Ieyasu, used one castle as his primary residence when the capital of Japan was Kyoto.  It was called Nijo-Jo.  This 5-minute video offers a detailed explanation of the history and beauty of this spot.  A must see for all tourists.

 

For more information on Nijo-Jo:

 

Japan guide's Information: https://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3918.html

 

The official Kyoto Travel Guide of NiJo-Jo:  https://kyoto.travel/en/shrine_temple/119

 

The official website of Nijo-Jo itself: https://www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp/bunshi/nijojo/english/

 

A helpful tourist webpage from JapanVistor.com:

https://www.japanvisitor.com/japan-city-guides/japanese-castles/nijo-castle 

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