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General Overview

General Overview

Higashiote-mon (Main Gate)

Higashiote-mon (Main Gate)

The roof is constructed of tiles in hip-and-gable fashion, with gables of latticework, and the ridge of the roof is adorned with Shachihoko (a traditional dolphin-like fish). It is formed by a roofed passage that goes between the stonewalls of the Yagura-mon gate with a gate below.

Kara-mon

Kara-mon

Of gabled roof structure, the thatching is cypress bark and in the temple gate style, which features four supporting pillars and a gabled roof with Chinese style gable. It is adorned with an abundance of engravings.

Office

Office

The is the office that manages Nijo Castle. Please feel free to stop by.

  • A Brief History of the Castle
  • Chronological Table of Nijo Castle
  • Ninomaru Palace
  • Honmaru Palace
  • The Nijo Castle Gardens
  • Flowers and Trees of the Four Seasaons
  • Wall Paintings
  • Links

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