Katsura Imperial Villa, Kyoto
Categories: Gardens, Historic Sites, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
Admire the traditional Japanese architecture and garden design of Katsura Imperial Villa, a well-preserved residence of the Japanese imperial family. Only accessible as part of a tour, visits to the household last around an hour, taking the circular walking route through the garden and around the central pond. Completed in their current form in 1645, the villa and garden display many of the key features of regal Japanese households, including pristine, uncluttered living spaces, sliding doors, garden ornaments, native plant life, and shrines. By using our Kyoto trip builder, you can arrange your visit to Katsura Imperial Villa and other attractions in Kyoto.
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Para acceder a la Katsura Villa es necesario hacer una reserva, se puede hacer on-line o presencialmente en la oficina de palacio imperial. Las plazas disponibles por internet son pocas y se acaban rá... read more »To access to the Katsura Villa, it is necessary to make a reservation, can be made online or in person at the office of imperial palace. Availability over the internet are few and are finished quickly, but in offices, there are many more, even though it may not have available day until a week later. It is necessary to be at the gate at the designated time for give you accreditation and the audioguide. After a while at the reception, a guide begins the journey. It makes stops long enough to listen audio and take photos, so we must not get stressed out too much. Everything is beautifully maintained and breathes great peace (that only visit group breaks).show original
宮内庁が管理する離宮の一つで，庭園が非常に美しいです． 事前申し込みはかなり前から満員であることが多いですが，直前キャンセルがしばしばあり，また当日受付枠もある（午後に最大60人）ため，諦めないことが参拝にあたっては肝心かもしれません． 先頭にガイドの方が1名と後ろに警備の方が1名付き，コースに沿って順番に見ていく形になります．単独行動は不可です．私の時はよく声の通るガイドさんで，話も上手い方が担... read more »One of managing the Imperial Palace, very beautiful garden. Is often registration is packed from a long time ago, before there was also cancelled, cancellation is often (in the afternoon up to 60 people) for never to visit may be essential. At the beginning one should guide and form behind the guard is charged with, we look sequentially along the course. Individual actions are not allowed. Guide on my voice carries a it, depending on how the charge is for is responsible for the good story is interesting, but seems that variance. Theme and each building is especially designed to elaborate, many attractions. Restaurant, summer is very hot. Insect repellent and sun protection is required.show original
Ich war im Dezember dort und es war sehr schön, auch durch das bunte Laub. Es ist ein sehr schöne Parkanlage aus Teichen, Gärten und Villen. Hinweis: Es gibt einen Audioguide, falls man nicht japanisc... read more »I was in December there and it was very nice, also through the colorful foliage. It is a very beautiful park ponds, gardens and villas. Note: There is an audio guide, if you can not Japanese, which explains things a. Access to the Park is limited, and you must reserve a ticket. This can make convenient online (and outside Japan). The Katsura imperial villa combines well with the bus (or Hankyu Railway + something go) reach, also of Osaka from.show original
My brother and I were fortunate enough to tour this Villa back in 1991. Stunning from every angle. And to add to the excitement we were joined by Richard Gere and Cindy Crawford. Plan ahead though as you must reserve an invitation to view the gardens.
Nobu WatConstruction time in detail I will become in the early Edo period. For the imperial household agency management cannot be visited without booking. Tour has been decided. It is recommended that take good walking shoes. Remains from the residence is close to the overall now 350 years or so it seems, but early said. Oracle founder member, Larry Ellison's home mimics the Katsura imperial villa is so.show original
Tsuyoshi SuzukiGood luck booking big crowed. Explain how to guide. Hairemasenn in the main building.show original
Sh MoonIt's hard to get to the main entrance, looking in when it comes to walked away from the station as Katsura follow the first reservation entries.show original
Tomoaki MaekawaBuildings, Garden, is the place of the highest level. And much of the building has been made referring to this building. It is Japan's leading architects.show original
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