Find Kyoto! / Kyoto-Gyoen
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Kyoto-Gyoen National Garden is a national garden located in Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture. Kyoto-Gyoen is national garden of about 63 ha of area including Kyoto Gosho Palace, Sento-gosho and the Kyoto State Guest House, and a vast site is the location of the relaxation of the citizens of Kyoto. Kyoto-Gosho Palace in it is a residence of a successive generations emperor and is an important stage on the history until the capital transfers to Tokyo. While a storm of Imperialism and exclusionism. is raging in Bakumatsu, Kyoto Gosho Palace is involved in a battle many times, and several scars in those days are left here and there.