Japanese architecture, structures created on the islands that constitute Japan. Evidence of prehistoric architecture in Japan has survived in the form of models of terra-cotta houses buried in tombs and by remains of pit houses of the Jomon, the Neolithic people of Japan.
Sections in this article:
- The Modern Era
- Castles and Palaces
- Religious Architecture
- Domestic Architecture
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