Soto-sakuradamon 外桜田門
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Also called Sakuradamon 桜田門. An entrance gate constructed 1664 at Edojou 江戸城 in Tokyo that preserves its original square shape *masugata 桝形. It is located opposite the gate called kikyoumon 桔梗門, which is also called Uchi-sakuradamon 内桜田門 (the inner Sakuradamon). It is constructed in the same style as *kouraimon 高麗門.
 


a) Soto-Sakuradamon 外桜田門 b) Uchi-Sakuradamon 内桜田門
Kyuu Edojou Sakuradamon 旧江戸城桜田門 (Tokyo)

 
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