Stately Nagoya Castle, a prime example of Japanese 17th-century architecture, was the power center for the shogunal government that ruled Japan for over 265 years. Since 1959, an ongoing reconstruction has restored the palace to its Edo-period splendor, when the walls contained several palaces, teahouses, turrets, two moats, and lush gardens that are still a favorite place to enjoy Japan's famous cherry blossoms. Experience firsthand how the powerful ruling families lived in this historic seaside city.


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