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Okochi Sanso Garden, Arashiyama, nr Kyoto

Okochi Sanso was the private villa of the silent film actor Okochi Denjiro (1898-1962). He constructed this strolling garden on the south side of Mount Ogura over a 30 year period. The image set shows the garden at the peak of its autumn colour.


GAP Photos/Charles Hawes- Okochi Sanso

Feature No:   5222 

Qty of Images:    29 


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Okochi Sanso is the former home and garden of the Japanese jidaigeki actor Denjiro Okochi in Arashiyama, Kyoto. He was a devout buddhist and used the shrine that he had built with the grounds. The villa is open to the public for an admission fee and is known for its gardens and views of the Kyoto area. Several of the buildings are recorded as cultural properties by the national government.



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