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Kyoto Imperial Palace
京都御所

4.5/5
480 Reviews
Ranked No. 15 in Kyoto Can't Miss Attractions
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Recommended sightseeing time: 2 hours
Address: 3 Kyotogyoen, Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
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Phone: +81-75-2111215

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Kyoto Gosho is also called Kyoto Goen, once lived in the imperial family, the form is very similar to the Forbidden City, in the central position of Kyoto, the whole area is very simple architecture, the moat is still intact.

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Introduction

Located in the center of Kyoto, the Kyoto Imperial Palace is vast. Originally the official palace of the Japanese royal family, the palace still serves as the Emperor's Kyoto residence. Built in a traditional Japanese style, the Shishinden is the main hall of Kyoto Imperial Palace. The Seiryoden serves as the Emperor's main residence and other buildings such as the court room and imperial study boast beautiful detail and atmosphere.
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