Check out the seasonal light-up events at Nijo-jo Castle
Built by the order of Tokugawa Ieyasu in 1603, Nijo-jo Castle served as one of the historic centers of the Edo era until 1867.
Today, tourists flock to the National Treasure Ninomaru-goten Palace where elaborate interiors including wall paintings are available for public display.
Light-up Events at Nijo-jo Castle
Surrounded by well-kept gardens, Nijojo Castle is also known as a site of beautiful light-up events that take place seasonally.
Especially during spring and autumn, the castle grounds transform into a vast canvas painted by colorful projection mapping and fascinating illumination.
The schedule varies every year, so it's recommended to check the official website before you visit.
- Nijojo Castle
- Kyoto City Kyoto City Nakagyo-ku Nijyotoru Horikawa Western Nishi Nijo Castle Town 541
- [Opening Hours] 8:45-16:00 (Closed Castle 17:00)
July-Aug. 8:00-17:00 (Closed Castle 18:00)
- [Closed Sunday] 12/29-31
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