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Away Travel Expert: Robin McKelvie
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FamilyExpert Rating 4.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children aged 6 - 12 and 13 - 17
Another of Kyoto's 17 UNESCO heritage sites, Nijo Castle is also one of the city's leading tourist attractions. This opulent white, double-moat-encircled fortress has been wowing visitors since 1603, when Tokugawa Ieyesu, the first shogun of a

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On the corner of Horikawa Dori and Nijo Dori
Parking: Daily 8:45am-5pm (you must enter by 4pm)
Price: Admission ¥600 ($5/£2.50) adults, ¥350 ($2.90/£1.45) high-school students, ¥200 ($1.65/85p) children

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: 075/841-0096
Transportation: Subway: Nijojo-mae Station (1 min.). Bus: 9, 12, 50, or 101 to Nijojo-mae (1 min.)
Price Information: Admission ¥600 ($5/£2.50) adults, ¥350 ($2.90/£1.45) high-school students, ¥200 ($1.65/85p) children
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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