Kyoto Imperial Palace (京都御所)

The Kyoto Imperial Palace is open to the public all year round. As a rule, the Palace is closed to visitors every Monday, during the year-end and New Year holidays, and when other events are held.

The Kyoto Imperial Palace is often thought of as the Daidairi of Heian-kyo, which is the present-day Imperial Palace, but this is not the case. The current Kyoto Gosho was used as the Imperial Palace from the accession of Emperor Kogon in 1331 until the Emperor Meiji moved to Tokyo in 1869.

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