This Prefecture's Symbol
京都 - Kyoto
CAPITAL : Kyoto
Kyoto was Japan's capital for over 1000 years and is still the Japanese cultural capital today.
Nintendo is headquartered in Kyoto.
二条城 Nijo Castle was commissioned by Tokugawa Ieyasu in 1601. Ironically it was place in 1867 where Tokugawa Yoshinobu ceremoniously returned power to the Emperor. Nijoujou Brochure Page 1 [JPG 205 kb] Page 2 [JPG 163 kb]
京都 - Y