Jonangu Shrine is famous for its four gardens which represent four different styles from the four periods; Heian, Muromachi, Momoyama and Heisei. These Japanese gardens Read more [...]
Fushimi Castle, also known as Momoyama Castle, was a hilltop style Japanese Castle in Fushimi Ward Kyoto. Toyotomi Hideyoshi ordered the construction Fushimi Castle was completed in 1594, only to be destroyed in 1596 by an earthquake. Fushimi Castle was then rebuilt, but fell in a siege in 1600. In 1623 Fushimi Castle was dismantled with parts being used in temples and castles throughout Japan. The tomb of Emperor Meiji was built on the site in 1912. A replica of the castle was built on a site nearby in 1964, but in 2003 it was closed to the public.