Katsura Imperial Villa
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the Katsura Imperial Villa is home to splendid historic architecture and one of Japan's most famous historic gardens.
Katsura Rikyū, one of Kyoto’s imperial properties, is widely considered to be the pinnacle of Japanese traditional architecture and garden design. Set amid an otherwise drab neighbourhood, it is (very literally) an island of incredible beauty. One-hour tours are in Japanese, with English audio…
日本建築と庭園の一つの極み。中へ入るには、事前にインターネットで参観申し込みをしておく必要があります。 KATSURA IMPERIAL VILLA is one of the finest examples of Japanese architecture and garden design. Prior reservation is required to enter the site. It is made on their webpage.
Constructed during the early and mid-seventeenth century by Toshihito Shinno and Toshitada Shinno,Katsura Imperial Villa features what is said to be the most beautiful Japanese garden.