ancient capital of Japan

Fujiwara-kyō (藤原京) was the Imperial capital of Japan between 694 and 710. It was established by Empress Jitō in Yamato Province (present-day Kashihara in Nara Prefecture).[1]

Map of Fujiwara-kyō

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  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2002). "Fujiwara-kyō" in Japan Encyclopedia, pp. 200-201.

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