The gate was built in the year 1624, and is considered an important cultural treasure of Japan. On the south side of Shimizu-mon Bridge is Shimizu moat, and the north side is Ushigafuchi moat.
In the early Edo period there were quarters for Samurai here.
- addressBetween Kudan-minami 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku and Kitanomaru Garden
- access3 minutes' walk from Exit 4 of Kudanshita Station