Kyoto Gyoen National Garden

Sightseeing information about Kyoto Gyoen National Garden in Japan.


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Kyoto Gyoen is the national garden surrounding Kyoto Imperial Palace, which is 1.3km from north to south and 0.7km from east to west.This area was Court Nobles Residential Area in the Edo period. After the transfer of the capital to Tokyo, buildings were removed and Kyoto Gyoen (garden) was established to preserve the Imperial Palace. After The World War ・U, Kyoto Gyoen was changed to be a national garden. Today, there are famous historic spots in this garden including Kyoto Imperial Palace. Also it becomes the place where people could spend their time in nature.
Besides Kyoto Imperial Palace, there are some other traditional buildings such as Sento Imperial Palace, Kan-In-no-Miya Residence, Shusui-tei Tea Ceremony House, and more.
Also, Kyoto Gyoen is known as a spot for viewing cherry blossom trees in spring, including weeping cherry trees, 1,000 hill cherry trees, and others.

Access :
1-min walk from Imadegawa Sta. or Marutamachi Sta. on Subway Karasuma Line

Purposecherry blossom viewing,autumn foliage,sightseeing
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