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ArtofJpn.com | English
Individually maintained site about aesthetics of Kyoto's cultural heritage. Blogs, photos of temples & shrines, Kyoto sightseeing maps, links.
(Hits: 5,189 Listed: 09/21/2006)
Asian Historical Architecture | English
Photographs and brief descriptions of historical architecture in Japan.
(Hits: 5,187 Listed: 07/18/2003)
Japanese Architecture in Kyoto | English
List of ancient architecture in Kyoto with local address, phone number, access information (ie. nearest train station and what bus to take), entrance fees, open hours, brief information about the architecture, and helpful advice (ie. Kinkakuji: Maple leaf is excellent in November).
(Hits: 5,188 Listed: 07/18/2003)
Shirakawa-go gassho-zukuri village | English
Gassho-zukuri is traditional wooden-beam, steep thatched roof construction. The gassho-zukuri villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama have been designated World Heritage sites by UNESCO
(Hits: 5,187 Listed: 02/13/2008)
The Traditional Japanese House | English
Architecural principles, construction, cultural and evironmental elements of traditional Japanese homes.
(Hits: 5,188 Listed: 10/26/2004)

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