Naniwa-kyō facts for kids
Naniwa was founded by Emperor Temmu in 683. After 745, the capital moved to Heijō-kyō.
- 683: Temmu establishes Naniwa
- 744 (Tenpyō 16): Emperor Shōmu and the court moved to Naniwa, which then became the new capital.
- 745 (Tenpyō 17): Shōmu built a palace named Shigaraki no Miya
- 745 (Tenpyō 17): The court and the capital moves to Heijō Kyō.
In 1957, traces of ancient palaces were found. Other archaeological site was discovered in 2006.
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