Kyoto State Guest House, Kyoto

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  • Anyone else has written a number of staff many too. Season to organize your customer's need may be required during the low season. Think of guided and unguided 500 yen is used in labor costs might seem wasted. In the sense that is bringing the pinnacle of modern technology, the look might be worth. But even treasure guide description description of characters and those who need rental guide is sufficient.
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  • Book from the Internet. In the cold rain, while itachibori gate parking lot about 15 minutes walk, we'll accept at the Palace gate. Order arrived sooner than the time specified before the one hour tour offers, fortunately, became the only us chartered tour participants. Like other people through word of mouth, in the underground parking lot procedures the tour price 2000 yen per person into the machine. Is there picture of the ticket, or type. What is there parking and VIP are a vehicle to tight curves, it really is "no ordinary parking lot" ukabimasu set up a lot of eyes, including the toilet everything is "temporary". To realize the value of the umbrella staff up to the front entrance of the ground, there was printed "57 Tung", if unfortunate. Was thought when entering the building was entered from the "脇口", but the valet's Guide is it's Director from entering the US Open the front doors fit the description when nice corridors of curing carpeted stayed, but " Evening reflection between "tatami carpet"between the Kato and "Tung for not curing" book Chang of "opportunity on the VIPs around the world and the same rug is a good experience. "Between the Wisteria kamoi span is 22 meters. "Between the Tung lacquered painted table length is 12 meters. Large-sized sightseeing bus length is 12 meters. Craftsmanship is seen here and there. The thing and the design of the backrest of the Chair 'between the Tung "Tung 57" differ from one leg each. Didn't realize until an explanation. Tatami mats in the corridors at the re-cover took place last December, was being used in the room it is using. I enjoy, mat good this seasonal aroma there carved lovely insect and look up at the ends of the hull ceiling of the closed bridge connecting buildings to carved 4 kind of insects, East and West. One in the ear sewer and the singing cricket. Butterfly and Grasshopper in the other. And understand foreign people had said, observing 4 God of Blue Dragon, white tiger, and Japan seems to be a carpenter is changed from a hole in the air vent 4 star original design request. Only just passes the free parents ' scheme is also available. By all means enjoy the details on guided tours. By the way, 3/12/2019 you can dine among Fuji Special tours will be conducted. Guide it says, "to the general public in the Kyoto State Guest House for the first time to eat. "With that thing. For more information, please visit Kyoto State Guest House home page
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  • The Tokyo State Guest House might seem a bit hidden. However it's definitely worth a visit. I did an English guided tour where you got guided through the house in an hour. Getting all these different facts about the history of the building. They don't have a lot of English guides tours though. My tour started at twelve pm. I advise you to check the website and find the times of the tours for the dates you'd like to visit. As opening times also vary a lot. Thwrs a lot of craftsmanship in this building. Which you can observe again at your own leisure after the tour has ended. For the tour you'll get a earpiece, so you will hear everything perfectly fine. Although it was not that crowded inside the guesthouse. Definitely worth the visit. The guided tour did cost 2000¥, but it was worth every penny. Also you're free to take pictures for non commercial use (without flash)
  • The Kyoto State Guest House is a facility to receive foreign dignitaries and distinguished guests from all over the world. Recently it is open to the public to visit on certain days (which the information is on their website or their Twitter). Everything here is top-notch, built by Kyoto top craftsmen demonstrating their tradition skills, attention to details and sensibilities. The tour was very organised and pleasant. You could witness grandeur architecture, landscape, crafted furniture and many other superior artworks. * As of Sept 2018, no advance reservation required for individuals, just proceed to the West Gate for admission.
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