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Experience luxury in serenity Kyu Chikurinin Residence

The beautiful cobblestone town of Sakamoto in Otsu City is dotted with about 50 satobo - dwellings of monks who have retired from Enryakuji Temple. Most satobo feature gorgeous Japanese-style gardens, including Kyu Chikurinin which is open to the public and is famous for its garden which incorporates waterfalls and artificial mountains, making skillful use of the terrain to reflect the changing seasons.

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Enjoy a cup of green tea comfortably at the property's traditional tea house which overlooks the landscaped garden and features a reflective table that enhances the beauty of the surroundings.

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5-2-13 Sakamoto, Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture
20-minute walk from JR Hieizan Sakamoto Station, or 10-minute walk from Keihan Sakamoto Hieizan-guchi Station

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