Edo Castle

castle in Japan

Edo Castle[note 1] is a castle built on a flatland in the year 1457. It was built by Ōta Dōkan. It is part of the Tokyo Imperial Palace in Chiyoda, Tokyo. It was restored by Tokugawa leyasu.[1] It was destroyed by fire many times.[2]

The map of Edo Castle
  1. Tokyo used to be called Edo.


  1. "Map of Bushū Toshima District, Edo". www.wdl.org. 1682. Retrieved 2019-06-27.
  2. "皇居 ‐ 通信用語の基礎知識". www.wdic.org (in Japanese). Retrieved 2019-06-27.