Edo Castle Tour

Travel Information

Edo Castle Tour (江戸城外苑ツアー) is one of the popular historic tour around Tokyo Station. Edo castle is where Tokugawa Shogun used to live. It was the largest castle in the world at that time. There are still many original structures and buildings remaining in this castle. It takes about 1 hour to visit all the historic site.

Tourist Info.
There is restroom and parking.

0. at Tokyo Station.
1. walk west (10 min.)

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Detailed Travel Guide

Edo Castle Tour

Tour starts from Wada Hori Gate that is used to be one of the gate of Edo castle. It shows great structure of the castle with moat. Then, walk to Otemon Gate that was the main entrance of Edo castle. From Tuesday to Thursday, the Edo castle is open for public. Then walk to Tatsumi keep and Fushimi keep. They are the original keeps constructed in Edo period.

Then walk to Sakashita mon gate and Nijubashi. Nijiubashi is the most popular spot in this castle. From Nijubashi, you can see Fushimi keep that is another original keep.

The tour ends with Sakuda mon gate. That shows the strong structure of the gate of Japanese castle.