Explore an important chapter in the nation's history at Kyoto Imperial Palace, the former residence of the country's royal family. Join a guided tour to access the 19th-century palace complex and explore its array of buildings and gardens. Afterwards, you can stroll through the lush grounds of the surrounding park, which ranks as one of the city's most popular outdoor leisure spots. Keep in mind that you must apply ahead of time for permission to tour the palace--check the website for details to avoid disappointment on the day of your visit. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Kyoto Imperial Palace and many more Kyoto attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Kyoto itinerary builder website .
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Kyoto Imperial Palace Reviews
1度は行ってみたいと思って京都御所を訪問。 素晴らしい建物と庭、歴史の重みを感じます。 なお、札で告知してましたが、高御座はまだ東京とのこと。(11月3連休) そして、警察で唯一消防活動をするという皇宮警察の消防車が入口に待機してました。 more »I visited Kyoto Imperial Palace because I wanted to go there once. Feel the weight of the wonderful building and garden, history. In addition, although it was announced with a bill, takagoza is still Tokyo. (November 3 consecutive holidays) and the fire engine of the Imperial Palace police, which is the only fire fighting in the police, was waiting at the entrance.
御所の中の御所で、壁の中には素敵な建物と庭園が広がっていました。無料で見学できるため、天皇陛下に感謝です。 more »There was a wonderful building and a garden in the wall in the palace inside the palace. Thank you to the Emperor for being able to visit for free.
Such a beautiful place to visit and totally worth it! This place is my go to whenever I visit Kyoto. I believe there’s a free tour going around most of the buildings in Japanese (maybe in English too). The tour I had was extremely informative last time and I really enjoyed it. It’s much more interesting than learning Japanese history at school. I’d recommend whoever wants to visit here to sort of have knowledge of general Japanese history, so that you’ll find this place more interesting. There’s free lockers available so you can leave your unnecessary stuff like souvenirs or other things that you don’t want to carry when going around this place!
Very nice place for a stroll. There is a guided path that takes you through the place, past the many buildings and several beautiful gardens. I could spend many hours in this place. Entrance is also free, but the number of visitors allowed is limited. Next to the entrance there is a room showing a movie about the palace which is worth watching
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