Imperial Palace Kyoto
Name: Imperial palace Kyoto
Place: 3 Kyotogyoen, Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Gyoen National Garden
Built: The place of palace had been moved several times when it was damaged or destroyed by fire, the present place was served over 500 years since Emperor Kogen (1st Hokucyo Emperor) was enthroned in 1331.The present structures were reconstructed in 1855.
Owner : Imperial family
The history of Kyoto Imperial palace started from 794 when Emperor Kanmu (50th emperor) moved the capital to Heian-kyo (Kyoto). Kyoto Imperial palace was residence of the Japanese emperors until 1869 when Emperor Meiji (122th emperor) moved to Tokyo.
Even after Emperor Meiji moved to Tokyo, the palace was used for important national ceremonies including enthronement ceremonies for Emperor Taisyo (123th emperor) and Emperor Showa (124th emperor) .
Akihito Emperor Emeritus (125th emperor ) implemented enthronement ceremonies in Imperial Palace Tokyo as well as Naruhito Emperor (126th and current emperor ) had.
The complex currently standing was completed in 1855, with an attempt at reproducing the Heian period architecture and style of the original buildings of the Heian Palace.
Link: Imperial household agency