Nagaoka-kyō

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Chōdō-in (朝堂院) of Nagaoka-kyō (restoration model)

Nagaoka-kyō (長岡京?) was the capital of Japan from 784 to 794.[1]

In 784, the Emperor Kammu moved the capital from Nara.[1]

In 794, Kammu moved the capital to Heian-kyō.[1]

References[change | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2002). "Nagaoka-kyō" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 682.

Coordinates: 34°56′36″N 135°42′12″E / 34.94333°N 135.70333°E / 34.94333; 135.70333