Kyotoball is an ancient cityball of Japanball and the capital cityball of its namesake prefecture. Kyotoball is also known as the thousand year capital. It was the capital of Japanball from 794 through 1868 CE.
It had a nominal ruling government called the Imperial Court in Kyoto. The Emperorball and court nobility lived there. The Shogun (military dictator) had the real power.
It is well known as being the center of the "flower and willow world" in Japanball as the five main gokagai (geisha communities) are concentrated there (Gion Kobu, Gion Higashi, Kamishichiken, Miyagawa-cho and Pontocho), and for being home to Nintendo.