Asuka and Nara
Heian
Kamakura and Muromachi
Azuchi-Momoyama
Edo
Meiji, Taisho, Showa
Heisei
National Diet Building
In the Meiji, Taisho, and Showa periods, Western culture began to influence Japanese architecture, contributing to the construction of the National Diet Builidng (top right) and the Kytoto National Library (bottom right). The Diet Building is where meetings of the House of Representative and the House of Councillors take place. The Kyoto National Library is one of the major art museums in Japan.
Kyoto National Museum