Constructed during the early and mid-seventeenth century by Toshihito Shinno and Toshitada Shinno, the first and second generations of the Hachijo-no-Miya family, Katsura Imperial Villa features what is said to be the most beautiful Japanese garden.

Visit Guide Katsura Imperial Villa, Inforamtion of the Facilities

Information of the Facilities

View a map of the Imperial Palace Grounds.

View a map showing how to reach the Imperial Palace from nearby subway and train stations.

Video of Facilities

View video taken on the grounds of Katsura Imperial Villa.

Katsura Imperial Villa View

layer software required to view these video can be downloaded from the following links:

Windows Media Player