Shugakuin Imperial Villa
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Shugakuin Imperial Villa

Palace in Kyoto, Japan

Constructed by the order of the Emperor Gomizunoo in the mid-seventeenth century, Shugakuin Imperial Villa consists of three villas (Lower, Middle, and Upper). Its incorporation of the surrounding natural scenery into the garden design is typical of Japanese architecture.


Shugakuin Yabusoe, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 606-8052, Japan


from Eizan Railway Shugakuin Station: 20-minute walk from Shugakuin-rikyu-michi bus stop: 15-minute walk

Phone Number

+81 75-211-1215


Working Hours

Closed day 1) Mondays (Tuesday if a national holiday falls on a Monday) 2) New Year holidays (December 28 - January 4) 3) Any day or time of the day when Imperial Court functions are scheduled or other unavoidable circumstances occur.



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