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The Beauty of Nijo-jo Castle - 4

Nijo-jo Series: Green Tea in Seiryu-en Garden


Structural reinforcement and restoration will be carried out on all historic structures within Nijo-jo Castle. The various renovations are planned as follows: Honmaru-goten Palace (2017-2023), Tamarigura (2024-2027), Ninomaru-goten Palace (2024-2036), and Tonan Sumi-yagura (2028-2036). Read more

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The grounds of Nijo-jo Castle are wide and beautiful. But somewhere along your walk, your feet will start telling you that it's time for a rest. I recommend the Waraku-an teahouse in Seiryu-en Garden. It's only 700 yen for a cup of tasty green tea, delicate Japanese sweets, and a wonderfully tranquil experience. Stretch out on the tatami, enjoy the fresh air, the sun on your face, the beauty of the garden itself, the lovely fragrance of its flowers, the pond, the water fountain. Close your eyes and listen to the birds sing. You are in Japan!

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