Edo Castle

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Edo Castle
江戸城
Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
Edo P detail.jpg
Edo Castle wi surroondin residential palaces an moats, frae a 17t-century screen pentin.
Teep Flatland
Site information
Controlled bi Imperial Household Agency
Condeetion Maistly ruins, pairts reconstructit efter Warld War II. Steid the day o Tokyo Imperial Pailace.
Site history
Biggit 1457
Biggit bi Ōta Dōkan, Tokugawa Ieyasu
In use 1457–1868, then 1868–1873
Materials granite stane, yirdwirk, wid
Demolished The tenshu (keep) wis destroyed bi fire in 1657, maist o the rest was destroyed bi anither major fire on 5 Mey 1873.
Garrison information
Occupants Tokugawa shōguns, Japanese emperors an imperial faimily syne the Meiji era

Edo Castle (江戸城, Edo-jō), also known as Chiyoda Castle (千代田城, Chiyoda-jō), is a flatland castle that wis biggit in 1457 bi Ōta Dōkan.

Coordinates: 35°41′18″N 139°45′16″E / 35.688324°N 139.754389°E / 35.688324; 139.754389