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Urasenke Tea School
URL:Goto this web site  http://www.urasenke.or.jp/ 
Name:Urasenke Tea School garden photo
Urasenke
Photo: Lynn Perry



 
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Address:Kamigyo-ku, Honpojimae-machi 
Mailing Address: 
City:Kyoto-shi 
State:Kyoto-hu 
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Country:JAPAN 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=35.033; long=135.75
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Contruction Date:gardens from several periods beginning with the Momoyama period 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
Hours:Not usually open to the public 
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Added to JGarden:1/1/1996 
Last Updated:1/1/2001 
JGarden Description:Ura Senke represents one of the lineages of tea ceremony and traces itself back to Sen no Rikyu (1520-1591). Rikyu's grandson, Sotan, divided the Sen house among three sons, each founding a school (Ura, Omote, Mushanokoji). The grounds of the school include several fine tea houses and gardens. The Japanese Government designated the tearooms and main garden---considered to represent the epitome of the rustic, thatched-hut style---a Historical Site in 1957 and an Important Cultural Property in 1976.

The web site includes photographs and descriptions of the main features. 




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