Edo Castle

Edo Castle, also known as Chiyoda Castle, is a flatland that was built in 1457 by Ōta Dōkan. It is today part of the and is in , , Toshima District, Musashi Province.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The Ōoku refers to the women's quarters of Edo Castle, the section where the women connected to the reigning shōgun resided. is situated 140 metres southeast of Edo Castle. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The Tokyo in , , is the foremost museum collecting and exhibiting modern Japanese art.This Tokyo museum is also known by the English acronym MOMAT. is situated 240 metres north of Edo Castle. Photo: Kakidai, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is the main residence of the Emperor of Japan. is situated 600 metres southwest of Edo Castle. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Independent Administrative Institution preserve Japanese government documents and historical records and make them available to the public. is situated 220 metres north of Edo Castle. Photo: Miyuki Meinaka, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is an administrative and postal area of , . Photo: Aimaimyi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Ward is the center of and in many ways the center of all . Photo: Fg2, Public domain.

is the enormous and wealthy capital of , and also its main city, overflowing with culture, commerce, and most of all, people. Photo: 名無し野電車区, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Edo Castle

35.6884° or 35° 41' 18.1" north
139.7544° or 139° 45' 15.9" east
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: قلعة إدو
  • Arabic: قلعة إيدو
  • Arabic: قلعة ايدو
  • Basque: Edoko gaztelua
  • Belarusian: Замак Эда
  • Breton: Kastell Edo
  • Catalan: Castell d'Edo
  • Catalan: castell Edo
  • Chinese: 千代田城
  • Chinese: 江戶城
  • Chinese: 江户城
  • Chinese: 江戸城
  • Czech: Edo
  • Czech: Hrad Edo
  • Dutch: Edokasteel
  • Esperanto: Edo-kastelo
  • Esperanto: Edo
  • Finnish: Edon linna
  • French: Chateau d'Edo
  • French: Château d'Edo
  • French: Château d’Edo
  • French: castel d'Edo
  • German: Burg Edo
  • German: Burg von Edo
  • German: Edo-jo
  • German: Edo-jō
  • German: Edojo
  • German: Edojō
  • German: Schloss Edo
  • Hebrew: טירת אדו
  • Indonesian: Istana Edo
  • Italian: castello di Edo
  • Japanese: 千代田城
  • Japanese: 江戸城
  • Korean: 에도성
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Castel Edo
  • Lithuanian: Edo pilis
  • Marathi: इडो किल्ला
  • Persian: قصر ادو
  • Persian: قلعه ادو
  • Persian: قلعهٔ ادو
  • Persian: کاخ ادو
  • Polish: Zamek Edo
  • Polish: zamek Edo
  • Portuguese: Castelo Edo
  • Portuguese: Castelo de Chiyoda
  • Portuguese: Castelo de Edo
  • Portuguese: Chiyoda-jo
  • Portuguese: Chiyoda jo
  • Portuguese: Edo-jo
  • Portuguese: Edo-jō
  • Portuguese: Edo jo
  • Portuguese: Matsu no Ōrōka
  • Russian: Замок Эдо
  • Russian: Эдо
  • Russian: замок Эдо
  • Spanish: Castillo Chidoya
  • Spanish: Castillo Edo
  • Swedish: Edoslottet
  • Tagalog: Kastilyo Edo
  • Tagalog: Kastilyong Edo
  • Tagalog: Kastilyo ng Edo
  • Thai: ปราสาทเอะโดะ
  • Thai: ปราสาทเอโดะ
  • Turkish: Edo Kalesi
  • Ukrainian: Едоський замок
  • Ukrainian: Замок Едо
  • Vietnamese: Giang Hộ thành
  • Vietnamese: Lâu đài Chiyoda
  • Vietnamese: Lâu đài Edo
  • Vietnamese: Thành Chiyoda
  • Vietnamese: Thành Edo
  • Vietnamese: Thành Giang Hộ
  • Vietnamese: Thành Thiên Đại Điền
  • Wu Chinese: 江户城
  • Yue Chinese: 江戶城
  • Castello di Edo

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