Niji-jo Palace, Kyoto, Japan 1974

Childs, Iraphne R. (1974) Niji-jo Palace, Kyoto, Japan 1974. [Image]

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Nijo-jo Palace, Kyoto. This building has "nightingale" (squeaky) verandah floors to alert residents to intruders, and is thought to have been the residence of Prince Genji of Murasaki Shikibu's novel The Tale of Genji,written in the early years of the 11th century.

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Item Type: Image
Collection: Asia-Pacific Images: 1970s-1990s
Keywords: Japanese; palaces; historic buildings
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2013 13:08
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2014 19:39
Copyright Owner: Copyright Iraphne R. Childs.
CountryState or RegionCity or TownPlace
JapanKyoto PrefectureKyotoNijo-jo Palace
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