Take a tour of Shugakuin Imperial Villa, a set of three villas and associated gardens owned by the imperial family. Built between 1655 and 1659 by Emperor Gomizuno, the complex features three main buildings, all showcasing different aspects of traditional Japanese imperial architecture, including dark wood facades, sliding doors, elevated tatami mats, and painted wall panels. The sprawling park that surrounds boasts plentiful natural sights: waterfalls, woods, and ponds, as well as enclosed areas made into fine examples of traditional Japanese gardens. Though entry to the buildings is not allowed, many remain open so visitors can see inside as part of the tour. Using our online itinerary creator, Kyoto attractions like Shugakuin Imperial Villa can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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京都の穴場中の穴場です。 宮内庁所管なので、事前にＨＰから申し込む必要がありますが、入場料はタダです。 是非、海外のお客さんを連れて訪れて欲しいと思います。 海外の宮殿や離宮は大変豪華絢爛ですが、ここはそうではありません。 しかし、遠くの山や、回りの水田、畑まで風景に取り込んだ壮大な景観や池、滝、質素・簡素ではあるが趣のある木造の建築物に日本の美の神髄を感じます。 外国の人は、上皇の離宮に虫食い穴... more »It is a hole in the hole in Kyoto. Because it is under the jurisdiction of the Imperial Household Agency, it is necessary to apply from the HP in advance, but the admission fee is free. By all means, I would like you to bring overseas customers. Overseas palaces and palaces are very gorgeous, but they are not here. However, I feel the essence of Japanese beauty in the magnificent scenery, ponds, waterfalls, simple but quaint wooden buildings that have taken into the landscape, such as mountains, rice fields and fields in the distance. Foreign people can't imagine that there are a lot of worm-eaten holes in Joko's imperial palace w
京都御所、桂離宮を訪問・参観しましたが・・・ここは別格に楽しかった。 とにかく広大な敷地、そして雄大な景観。のどかさもありほんわか出来ました。 参観時間は約80～90分ですがあっという間に過ぎました。 午前11時に当日受付が先着順（80名以内）で行われますが、１３時ないしは１５時からのいずれかの参観となります。周囲には曼殊院や赤山禅院、多少足を伸ばせば狸谷山不動や詩仙堂等もあるのでこういった面でも... more »I visited kyoto Imperial Palace and Katsura Imperial Palace, but it was exceptionally fun here. Anyway, the vast grounds, and the magnificent scenery. There was a throat, too, and it was able to be done. The visit time was about 80-90 minutes, but it passed quickly. At 11:00 a.m., the reception desk will be held on a first-come, first-served basis (up to 80 people), but it will be one of the following visits from 13:00 or 15:00. There are also around the area, such as The Shojuin and Akayama Zen-in, and the Kasuyayama Fudo and Shisendo, if you stretch your legs a little, so it is recommended from Tsuji Rikyu in these aspects.
Every detail in this Imperial garden was so perfect that I felt some dizziness. Too much, isn’t it? Every corner, even single tiny stone, and glass and moth seemed to be calculated. All these efforts make me feel mixedly the laborious work of labors. Anyway, sturdiness of Imperial properties I saw, even though the builder insisted to design the garden humbly.
A large Japanese Loyal Family's summer palace complex with typical but well-arranged landscape and gardens.
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