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Katsurarikyu Palace

Area

West




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The Katsura Rikyu Imperial Villa was completed in 1624. It has the total area of about 69,400 square meters. There is a beautiful rock garden that consists of many bridges and a pond that is arranged in the authentic Japanese sukiya style.


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The Katsura Rikyu Imperial Villa was completed in 1624 and for the last 100 years has been a shrine for foreign architects. The Villa is stunning in its simplicity. Katsura-rikyu has the total area of about 69,400 square meters. There is a beautiful rock garden that consists of many bridges and a pond that is arranged in the authentic Japanese sukiya style


Palace

Katsurarikyu Palace

Area

West

Open

must make advanced reservations through the Imperial household agency.) Tours in Japanese begin at 9am, 10am, 11am, 1:30pm, 3:00pm (50 min)

Admission

free
must make reservations with reply paid postcard

Address

Misono-cho Kastura Nishikyo-ku

Tel No.

+81-75-211-1215

URL

http://sankan.kunaicho.go.jp/english/index.html


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