Received from: Japan
Category: Postcrossing - official card
Date: December 2011
Distance: 8291 km
Time of travelling: 11 days
Nijō Castle is a flatland castle located in Kyoto, Japan. The castle consists of two concentric rings of fortifications, the Ninomaru Palace, the ruins of the Honmaru Palace, various support buildings and several gardens. The surface area of the castle is 275,000 square meters, of which 8000 square meters is occupied by buildings.