The Kyoto City Library of Historical Documents (Kyoto-shi Rekishi Shiryokan) is located on the northern part of Teramachi Street near the Imperial Palace (Gosho). The institution is a vast resource of documents and books relating to the history of Kyoto and is open to scholars.
There are over 79,000 documents in the archive including 54,000 volumes relating to the history of the city of Kyoto.
The Kyoto City Library of Historical Documents
Tel: 075 241 4312
Hours: 9am-5pm; closed Monday
The library is a 10 minute walk from Shiyakusho-mae (City Hall) on the Tozai subway line of Kyoto metro.
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