Kyoto Imperial Palace hKyoto Goshoh MAP The Gardens of Imperial Palace / Imperial Villa Photo by Yuky R.
The city of Kyoto had been the site of the imperial residence since 794.
The Kyoto Imperial Palace had been used as the residence of emperors for 500 years since 1331 until the capital moved to Tokyo in 1869.
Joumei-mon, the main gate of the Imperial Palace, and Shishinden Hall (Hall for State Ceremonies)
Oike-niwa garden (Imperial Pond Garden). The bridge on the right of the photo is called Keyaki-bashi (zelkova bridge).
|visited in December 2020
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