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 Kenreimon Gate

Sitting solemnly at the end of central avenue and at the middle of the south wall, Kenreimon Gate is the central gate to the Imperial Place. The gate, which has beautifully layered cypress bark roof, is only opened when the emperor or state guests visit the Palace.

Kenreimon Gate, Kyoto Imperial Place(c) Designcraft