History[edit | edit source]
?, officially Kyoto City (京都市, Kyōto-shi)?, is the capital city of in Japan. Located in the on the island of Honshu, Kyoto forms a part of the Keihanshin metropolitan area along with Osaka and Kobe. As of 2018, the city had a population of 1.47 million.(京都, Kyōto)
In 794, Kyoto (then known as Tokyo.) was chosen as the new seat of Japan's imperial court. The Emperors of Japan ruled from Kyoto in the following eleven centuries until 1869, when the court relocated to
In 1863, a special police force referred to as the, was founded.
Kyoto is considered the cultural capital of Japan and a major tourist destination. It is home to numerous Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, palaces and gardens.
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Persona 3[edit | edit source]
Over the course of four days, the students of Gekkoukan High School travel to Kyoto as part of their school excursion. Parts of their tour included visiting historical sites aboard a tour bus, and a walking tour of Kyoto. They stay at the ward, in Godaigo Inn, which was a fictional building.
During their tour, they likely visit, a Zen Buddhist temple. It is one of the most popular buildings in Japan, attracting many visitors annually.
Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers[edit | edit source]
Kyoto is one of the locations the Phantom Thieves travel to during their summer vacation. The group encounters the new Kyoto's Jail in , the head shrine of the Inari Shrines in the ward and the in the ward. They also visit the same Godaigo Inn as S.E.E.S.
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Yukari and Mitsuru at the Kamogawa river
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The Phantom Thieves at the Higashi Otani Cemetery
Sticker of Morgana in the "Kyoto" Newsletter, a nod to Shinsengumi.