Katsura Rikyu Imperial Villa Kyoto 桂離宮

  • Published on : 05/11/2020
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Katsura Rikyu, situated in southwest Kyoto, is one of the two Imperial Villas in the ancient capital (the other is Shugakuin Imperial Villa). It was planned in painstaking detail to be a place of high aesthetic beauty and an ideal example of Japanese Villa design.


Address, timetable & access

Katsura Imperial Villa

  • Address

    Katsuramisono, Nishikyo Ward

    615-8014

    Japan

  • Phone

    +81 (0)75 211 1215
  • Access

    Katsura Station lies a 20 minute walk west of Katsura Imperial Villa. Katsura Station is on two Hankyu lines; the Arashiyama Line to Arashiyama Station and the Kyoto Line to Kawaramachi Station in Kyoto and Umeda Station in Osaka. From Kyoto Station bus stop take the Keihan buses (14, 2, 28, 28A, 28B, 15, 26, 26B) to the Katsura Rikyu-mae stop (桂離宮前) outside the south side of the garden. It's an 8 minute walk to the garden.
  • Website

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

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