Sento Imperial Palace (Sento Gosho), Kyoto

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  • August 17, 2017
    On the net went reserve at 11 o'clock. From subway marutamachi station walk 20 minutes to the entrance of the Imperial Palace. Is the long-awaited book was in the rain but the 11th Typhoon to umbrella pierced arrived. In front of the Imperial Palace was guarded by two police officers and one receptionist. Was told to wait on the street in front of the gate, arrived in the US is 15 minutes ago they offered admission to and was waiting on the street in the rain. They are under the roof of the gate. When we'll have waiting under the roof to enter was noted. You can go to the bathroom between the reception goes into beginning at 11 am and a worthy resting place and wait for assistance. Lack of prudence about why wait in the shelter's status also notify you of advance in the Internet, etc.? Was still disappointed at the Government Office for police. I thought the gardens of the Imperial Palace is indeed great. You can enjoy further goon is booked in advance can weather.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Reservations are required in advance. Procedures of the day also show proof of identification is required, a nice garden with guide sanngatsu, spaced about 1 hour. Want to see once they take a look at where it is currently his Majesty the Emperor and Crown Prince are used where it is. The boating and there are a lot of sights such as the driveway. Fall foliage-1 would also want to ask at that time also seems to be clean of
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  • August 6, 2017
    This is the former site of sentō Imperial Palace. Building of the Palace, but there was a garden. The weather conditions are bad and visitations in the shower and. Still, nice, pond, etc.. Also, refurbished stops observers ahead and had to clean.
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  • July 13, 2017
    An real treat to see how the 'royals' pass the time of day. The tour is a little fast but it's worth making the booking. It's FREE!
  • June 14, 2017
    Had a lovely guided tour through the palace - free of charge - super lush, people were really friendly
  • February 14, 2017
    Really nice and ridiculously huge garden area and palace. My mate and I were just walking past as a tour was about to start and signed up. Didn't cost anything and neither did the audio guide. The sign out front said tours at 1400 and 1500
  • September 8, 2016
    Just looked at it from the outside, so no idea if it is worth going in. The park around the palace is nice and when I was there it was quiet with not to many people. It is a good sport to rest from the crowds.
  • July 26, 2016
    ◆ ◆ The Kyoto Imperial Palace : Known as 京都御所 Kyoto-gosho ) is the former ruling palace of the Emperor of Japan. The emperors have resided at the Tokyo Imperial Palace since 1869 (Meiji Restoration); the preservation of the Kyoto Imperial Palace was ordered in 1877. Today the grounds are open to the public, and the Imperial Household Agency hosts public tours of the buildings several times a day.The Kyoto Imperial Palace is the latest of the imperial palaces built at or near its site in the north-eastern part of the old capital of Heiankyo after the abandonment of the larger original Heian Palace that was located to the west of the current palace during the Heian Period. The Palace lost much of its function at the time of the Meiji Restoration, when the capital functions were moved to Tokyo in 1869. ◆ ◆ You can get a special invitation to view their garden which is not open to public. Free tours of Kyoto Imperial Palace are held several times daily in English and Japanese. ◆ ◆ 1. You will need a pre-authorization of the Imperial Household Agency to go on a guided tour ( both in English & Japanese ). ( Trans-word+ : TGM Kyoto Guide )

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