Nobotoke-an was a refuge of Ueda Tanan and was a famous scholar of the tea ceremony. He created a special type of tea ceremony called "Junsei", as well as the mountain retreat of Ishikawa Jozan, a novelist of the Edo Period. It is built opposite Shisen-do Temple. Saionji Kinmochi, a famous politician who lived here between the Meiji and Showa Periods, often used the western gates. These days visitors can enjoy strolling through the garden and enjoy a tea ceremony.
Bus: Get off at Ichijo-ji-sagari Matsu-cho Bus Stop, and then it is 5 minutes on foot from there.
Image Gallery: Nobotoke-an
15-3 Hayama-machi, Ichijo-ji, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
|Phone / Fax||Phone: 075-721-3000|
|Closed dates||Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday|
|Admission Fee||Pay admission: 500yen|
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|Recommended target||Family Couples Groups Child (ages 7-17) Adult (ages 20+) Single traveller|