Japan House, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana

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Japan House is a learning facility founded in 1976 by Shozo Sato. It is part of the College of Fine and Applied Arts, at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

The facility includes three tea rooms, or Chashitsu, a tea garden (Roji) and Japanese rock garden. It currently conducts classes in Japanese tea ceremony, Japanese Aesthetics and Ikebana for university students and members of the community. An annual event at the house welcomes international students. In 2019 an expansion effort was under way.
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  • The Japan House is actually part of the College of Fine and Applied Arts of the University of Illinois. The actual "house" was closed when we were there, so we just strolled around the area. I'm... 
    The Japan House is actually part of the College of Fine and Applied Arts of the University of Illinois. The actual "house" was closed when we were there, so we just strolled around the area. I'm...  more »
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  • highly recommend to visit and take the tour if you had the chance; amazing place and the staff is very knowledgeable!
  • Wonderful park for walking and enjoying nature. Must visit destination if you are in the area. Free parking lot to the south.

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