Despite its calm beauty and historical relevance, the temple is often overlooked by visitors on their way to the main temple or more famous sub-temples like Reiun-in or Ryogin-an. Chances are you can enjoy the temple all by yourself if you come on a weekday.
- History of the temple and garden
- The architecture of the temple building
- The south garden
- The east garden
- Personal impressions by the author (See free preview)
44 pictures of one of Kyoto’s most beautiful secret gardens
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Take the Nara line from Kyoto station towards Nara. Get off at the first stop, Tōfuku-ji, and walk in southern direction until you get to Tōfuku-ji. The temple is situated close to the Chumon gate of Tōfuku-ji.
April – November: 9am – 5pm
December – March: 9am – 4pm
〒605-0981 Kyoto-fu, Kyoto-shi, Higashiyama-ku, Honmachi 15-803