Monday, 26 March 2007

Nijo Castle

Nijo Castle was built in 1603, and was the Kyoto residence of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the first Tokugawa Shogun. The floors of the corridors are the famous nightingale floors, designed to make it impossible for an assassin to sneak up on the Shogun. Read more about Nijo Castle here.

Read more about the day I went to Nijo Castle here.

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