Shigaraki Palace (紫香楽宮 Shigaraki-no-miya?, also written 信楽宮) was a palace built by Emperor Shōmu, initially as a villa, later named by himself as the capital in 744. The palace was located in the present-day city of Kōka, Shiga Prefecture, Japan. The capital-palace is also referred to as Kōka Palace (甲賀宮 Kōka-no-miya?) in the Shoku Nihongi.
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