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Hirakawa-mon (Hirakawa Gate)

Hirakawa-mon (Hirakawa Gate) Review

The approach to this gate crosses the only wooden bridge that spans the Imperial Palace moat. The gate and bridge are reconstructions, but Hirakawa-mon is especially beautiful, looking much as it must have when the shogun's wives and concubines used it on their rare excursions from the seraglio.

Updated: 08-19-2013

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