Former Imperial Villa Nijo Castle

Former Imperial Villa Nijo Castle

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  • Natural beauty spot, historic site, famous temple with a venerable historyNatural beauty spot, historic site, famous temple with a venerable history
  • Tunnel of Cherry TreesTunnel of cherry tree
  • The site of castle, moatThe site of castle, moat

Former imperial villa Nijo-jo Castle information site

Time, in full bloom of flower
The late March and mid-April

| Nijodori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Horikawa 541, Nijojocho, Nishi-iru

There are about 300 cherry trees of 50 types, Sato cherry, Yaebeni cherry trees and Yoshino cherry trees at this site. The period of viewing cherry blossoms last for one month.

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Basic information

First View Point Garden of cherry tree in the south side of Honmaru palace, clear stream garden of the Ninomaru Palace north side, the neighborhood of Honmarunishi bridge
Access (railroad) It is about 5 minutes on foot from subway Tozai Line Nijojomae Station
"Nijojo-mae" getting off is about 2 minutes on foot from JR Kyoto Station for city bus 9.50.101 system about 20 minutes
Access (car) It is about 30 minutes from Meishin Expressway Kyoto south IC
It is about 30 minutes from Meishin Expressway Kyoto east IC
Traffic instructions As road is crowded very much, we recommend the use of public transport
As parking lot becomes full immediately, we recommend the use of public transport
In addition, (parking lot in neighborhood reference: 075-801-5564)
Parking lot Pay
Reference Former imperial villa Nijo-jo Castle office 075-841-0096
Cherry Blossom Festival Nijo-jo Castle Cherry Blossom Festival 2019
From March 21 to April 14
8:45-16:00 (17:00 shut Castle), sale of specialties of Kyoto or special stage event
Going to see cherry blossoms at night Viewing (viewing and nyu*sei of normal time), Chinese-style gate and cherry blossoms of important cultural property are lighted up by night
From March 21 to April 14
18:00-21:00 (21:30 shut Castle)
Opening of the park, closing time (normal viewing) 8:45-16:00 (17:00 shut Castle), (night viewing) 18:00-21:00 (21:30 shut Castle)
Stall There is sale of specialties of Kyoto
The right or wrong of banquet No
Entrance rate [normal viewing] General 600 yen (from April 1 Ninomaru Palace viewing charges 400 yen), junior and senior high school students 350 yen, primary schoolchild 200 yen [night viewing charges] public 600 yen, junior and senior high school students 350 yen, primary schoolchild 200 yen (as for the person in Japanese dress, free entry into a fortress during Cherry Blossom Festival period)
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