Nijo Castle

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Nijo Castle is one of the most accessible UNESCO spots in Kyoto, being just a short walk from Nijojo-mae Station. The former residence of the Tokugawa shoguns, the sprawling castle grounds are surrounded by a wide moat and massive stone walls. Spanning over 275,000 square metres, Nijo Castle is one of the biggest historic sites in all of Kyoto.

Informação

Endereço

541 Nijojocho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto, 604-8301 (Mapa) (Direções)

Horário de funcionamento

8:45 - 16:00 Closed

Opening Hours

Segunda-feira 8:45 - 16:00
Terça-feira 8:45 - 16:00
Quarta-feira 8:45 - 16:00
Quinta-feira 8:45 - 16:00
Sexta-feira 8:45 - 16:00
Sábado 8:45 - 16:00
Domingo 8:45 - 16:00
Holidays 8:45 - 16:00

Preço

¥620

Número de telefone

075-841-0096

Website

nijo-jocastle.city.kyoto.lg.jp

Highlights

Ninomaru Palace

The 3,300-square-meter palace grounds are a must-see when at Nijo Castle. The palace buildings are made entirely out of Japanese Hinoki cypress wood and contain a wealth of original historical artefacts within the building. Elaborate paintings adorned with gold leaf decorate the sliding doors of the palace rooms, intentionally done to impress important visitors.

General Amenities

  • Coin lockers
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair rental

Payment Method

  • Credit cards Accepted

Como chegar

A short walk from City Bus Stop Nijo-jo-mae (from JR Kyoto Station/Hankyu Railway Karasuma Station), or Nijo-jo-mae Station on the Tozai Subway Line

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