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The Kyoto Imperial Palace is the previous ruling palace of their majesties, the Emperor and Empress of Japan, and is located amidst the sprawling Kyoto Gyoen Park. The palace is one of the oldest and most respected buildings in Japan and it bears traces...more

Kyoto, Japan

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The Kyoto Imperial Palace is the previous ruling palace of their majesties, the Emperor and Empress of Japan, and is located amidst the sprawling Kyoto Gyoen Park. The palace is one of the oldest and most respected buildings in Japan and it bears traces of the lifestyle during the quiet and tranquil Heian Period. The palace is made up of several structures, with each one expressing architectural and design styles distinct to different periods of time periods. It is enclosed by the lush gardens of the Kyoto Gyoen Park which is a popular tourist attraction site and offers a number of winding pebble pathways and grassy lawns, as well as an abundance of pretty cherry blossom trees. 

Ticket Price

Free of charge. Visitors will need to fill out an application form and provide a copy of their passport prior to entering.

Opening Hour

Tours in English are available from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Mondays to Fridays, while tours in Japanese are available on the 3rd Saturday of every month.

Recommended Visit Duration

The duration of the complete tour in English will take around 60 minutes.

Suitable For

 Adults, Families, Senior Guests, Young Adults

Must See

The seven structures of the palace and the Kyoto Gyoen Park

Prayer Facilities

Prayer room facilities at the Imperial Palace will be unavailable. It is possible to enquire the locals for a private area or visit one of the few mosques in Kyoto city. The main mosque in Kyoto for Muslim travellers is the Kyoto Masjid.

Halal Food

Halal food at the Imperial Palace will be unavailable. For Halal food options, visitors can keep an eye out for the few places that serve halal food in Kyoto, including Ajanta that serves South Asian cuisine.

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