Kyoto Imperial Palace

Kyoto Imperial Palace

It was the place of residence of the imperial family the and office of the Emperor of that era between 1331 and about 540 years.
Shishinden(紫宸殿) that was used in the ceremonial ceremony is a palace building in the Heian period, and there is a style of inside and out inside also in the Seiryoden(清涼殿) and the small palace.
In the Edo era, there were about 200 houses of the Miya family and public houses in the garden of the Imperial Palace. Currently, gravel and lawn spread make up the majority of the courtyards and gardens. However, it is beautiful and even more so in the autumn when the foliage, including beautiful cherry blossoms, plums and ginkgo trees are in bloom in certain areas of the gardens.

Name Kyoto Imperial Palace
Access · From Karasuma Oike Station ~ Subway Karasuma Line to "Maruta Town" Station 1 min.
 → Just a short walk from "Maruta Town" Station
Address 3, Kyotogyoen, Kamigyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 602-0881
URL http://sankan.kunaicho.go.jp/index.html
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Kyoto Gyoen National Garden

A vast park surrounding Kyoto Imperial Palace and Sen-dong Imperial Palace.
In the Edo era there were 200 aristocratic houses lined up, but after the capital city was reassigned as being Tokyo, these residences were removed, but the area maintained. It was opened to citizens as a park.
There are still a lot of historic remains such as the remains of the manor house of the state still.
There are over 500 kinds of plants in the garden, and you can enjoy various views throughout the four seasons.

About 1100 cherry trees are in full bloom during the spring time, and you can see various kinds of cherry blossoms everywhere in the garden.Especially famous is are the weeping cherry trees at the Konoe residence (近衞邸跡) in the northwestern part. Approximately 60 branched cherry blossoms start to bloom from the middle of March.
In the garden you can enjoy cherry blossoms for about 1 month from late March to late April.

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