The Imperial Household related facilities where Shugakuin Imperial Villa is in the Hiei-zan base in Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi Shugakuin. It’s a built imperial villa in 1659 to comfort Gomizunoo retired sovereign.
There is about 545,000 square meters of vast site in the foot of mountain in Hiei-zan. It’s tied at an avenue of pines, and there is a garden of 3, Shimo-Ochaya, Naka-Ochaya and Kami-Ochaya. A teahouse of a varied plan stands in the side in a pond. Rakuhoku I’d like to visit by all means, best spot.
Address: Shugakuin Yabusoe, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto (GoogleMap)