Kyoto Gyoen National Garden
The Kyoto Imperial Palace has been the residence of the emperor and the center of politics since the Heian period. The Kyoto Gyoen National Garden is the national park that surrounds it. The park is 700 meters long from east to west and 1,300 meters long from north to south, and is open to the public at all times except for the Imperial Palace and the State Guest House. The park, decorated with old trees over 100 years old and seasonal flowers, is a relaxing space loved by citizens and tourists.
Kyoto Imperial Garden Area
The vast Kyoto Imperial Garden, located in the heart of Kyoto, is a park with over 500 species of richly colored plants. With plum and cherry blossom forests surrounding the majestic Kyoto Imperial Palace, and deep green forests where wild birds gather, the park is rich in attractions, and is a place where citizens can relax and enjoy walking paths and benches. The park is surrounded by many temples and old-fashioned townhouses, making it a perfect area for a stroll.