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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]

Sources

  1. "Map of Bushū Toshima District, Edo". 1682. https://www.wdl.org/en/item/9931/. 
  2. "皇居 ‐ 通信用語の基礎知識" (in Japanese). https://www.wdic.org/w/CUL/%E7%9A%87%E5%B1%85. 

Notes

  1. Tokyo was called Edo before.