Shugaku-in Imperial Villa
- 1-3 Shugakuin Yabusoe Sakyo-ku
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- 1-2: Mon-Fri: - 09:00-15:00 3-5: Mon-Sat: - 09:00-15:00 6-9: Mon-Fri: - 09:00-15:00 10-11: Mon-Sat: - 09:00-15:00 12: Mon-Fri: - 09:00-15:00
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About this sight
Constructed by the order of the Emperor Gomizunoo in the mid-seventeenth century, Shugakuin Imperial Villa consists of three villas. Its incorporation of the surrounding natural scenery into the garden design is typical of Japanese architecture. Visiting Shugaku-in Imperial Villa requires booking a (free) tour in advance. They are held five times daily.
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