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Map of Edo Castle

Edo Castle is a castle built on a flatland in 1457. It was built by Ōta Dōkan and is part of the Tokyo Imperial Palace in Chiyoda, Tokyo.[note 1] It was restored by Tokugawa leyasu.[1] It was destroyed by a fire many times.[2]


  1. "Map of Bushū Toshima District, Edo". 1682. 
  2. "皇居 ‐ 通信用語の基礎知識" (in Japanese). 


  1. Tokyo was called Edo before.