Shugakuin Imperial Villa
Palace - 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
8:40 to 17:00, closed on Mondays, or next day if Monday falls on a national holiday