Japanese nobles created great art. The nobles followed japans emperor Heian he wanted to win his favor by living close to him.members of the noble court had little to do with the common people of Heian. They lived apart for poor citizens

In addition nobles took in great care with how they spoke and wrote. writing was very popular among the nobles, especially among the women. Women wrote diaries about their live at court.

Nobles worked to make their cities beautiful. They greatly admired ancient Chinese architecture. They copied Chinese building styles. They even copied temples. These styles included slightly curved wooden frames.

Religion became something of an art form. Nobles religion reflected their love through rituals most of the common people in japan, through equally religious