8:45am - 4pm. Varies by season
Allow 90 minutes
Closed: New Year holidays; Some irregular days; Tuesdays in January, except on holidays; The day following a holiday; Tuesdays in July, except on holidays; Tuesdays in August, except on holidays; Tuesdays in December, except on holidays
Updated 19 May 2020
About Nijo Castle
Built in 1603, Nijo Castle is a stunning example of period architecture. Of particular note is the original Ninomaru Palace, the residence of the shogun while in Kyoto.