June 14, 2015

Tatsumi Turret

a Japanese castle turret on the stone wall. the turret reflect on the water of the moat.

If you have visited the Imperial Palace Outer Garden from Tokyo station through Gyoko street, you must have seen the turret.
The Imperial Palace is located on the site of Edo castle.
Tatsumi turret, also called Sakurada-Niju turret (Sakurada-two story turret),  is one of the three existing turrets of former Edo castle.
It was damaged in the Great Kanto  Earthquake(1923), and restored.

Shooting date : June 7 , 2015.