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Category: City Travel Guides
Title: Nijo Castle | Kyoto Japan<br>
Don't miss this castle, as it gives you a nice overview of the life for the shoguns
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Nijo Castle (二条城, Nijōjō) was built in 1603 as the Kyoto residence of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the first shogun of the Edo Period (1603-1867). His grandson Iemitsu completed the castle's palace buildings 23 years later and further expanded the castle by adding a five story castle keep.
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