平城宮[ Heizeikyu ]Heijo Palace

Heijō Palace (平城宮, Heijō-kyū) was the imperial residence in the Japanese capital city Heijō-kyō (today's Nara), during most of the Nara period. The palace, which served as the imperial residence and the administrative centre of for most of the Nara period from 710 to 794 CE, was located at the north-central location of the city in accordance with the Chinese models used for the design of the capital.

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