Kyoto Gosho (Imperial Palace)
[The Palace retains the graceful and sophisticated atmosphere of court life in ancient times.]
Burned down several times since the Heian Period. Most recently rebuilt in 1855, but still preserves the refined image recalling Heian Period Shishinden. Open to the general public for 5 days every Spring and Fall. Permission must be obtained in advance for other days from the Imperial Household Agency's Kyoto Office.
5 min. walk from subway Imadegawa Stn.
5 min. walk from Karasumaidegawa bus stop
- Postal Code
- Kyotogyoen, Kamigyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
- Tour times 4 times daily at 9:00, 11:00, 13:30, and 15:00
Sat.,Sun and National Holidays; around years end.
(Prior reservation required ? contact the Imperial Household Agency)