Nijo gojochu ezu of Nakai Collection the Main Library holds appears in World Heritage Nijo Castle Official Guidebook (in Japanese) published on October 25, 2019.

Nijo gojochu ezu, created in 1843, is a plan of the whole Nijo Castle at the time of Emperor Go-Mizunoo's visit to the castle in 1626. The guidebook details the names of the buildings, why the buildings are color-coded and the features of the plan.

This is the first official guidebook of the castle published in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the castle's designation as the World Heritage. This fun-to-read book will provide you with so much information, from the castle's history and people who had strong connection with the castle to facts and details of the current Nijo Castle.

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