Shofuso Japanese House and Garden
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About this place
Tour our house, view our garden, and feed our koi! Shofuso features three examples of Japanese garden and authentic 17th-style Japanese architecture.
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Serene environment where visitors can learn about traditional Japanese culture.
The traditional-style Japanese house and nationally-ranked garden reflect the history of Japanese culture in the city.
This structure built in Japan in 1953 has a mural exhibit, plus tranquil, landscaped grounds.
Shofuso, also known as Japanese House and Garden, is a traditional 17th century-style Japanese house and garden located in Philadelphia's West Fairmount Park on the site of the Centennial Exposition of 1876.
A traditional-style Japanese house and nationally ranked garden reflect the history of Japanese culture in the city.
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