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TRANSLUCENT MODERNITY ON TEMPLE PLATFORM
KOU-AN Glass Tea House| ガラスの茶室 - 光庵

The transparent structure, constructed of thick glass panels, is a modern exploration of traditional Japanese culture designed by Tokujin Yoshioka, whose creations are displayed in permanent exhibitions such as MoMA and the Musée d’Orsay. Glass Tea House currently stands on the wooden observation deck of Seiryuden Temple in the eastern mountains of Kyoto overlooking the ancient imperial capital.

Address : 28 Zushiokukacho-cho, Yamashina-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 607-8456

Phone : +81-75-771-0390

Region : Kyoto | Kyoto

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Official Site : Link

Admission : Adults : ¥500 / High school and junior high school students : ¥400 / Elementary school students : ¥200

Hours : 9:00 to 17:00 (Last entry 30 mins before closing)

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