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Daisen-in Temple, Kyoto

2.9
#142 of 610 in Historic Sites in Kyoto
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  • This garden is intended to express the spirit of zen using only rocks and sand. It is amazing how by raking the rocks into patterns and placing larger rocks and sand they depict a mountain, moving wat...  more »
  • This temple garden is part of a temple complex. The entry fee is very reasonable. In the temple there are screen paintings of nature and the rock garden gives another representation of nature in a sma...  more »
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  • I really loved the story of the dry garden!! Finally, a temple garden that explains the symbolism and ideas behind the placement of the stones and trees. Loved it! Wish I could have been allowed to take photos, but that's ok.
  • If you are interested in learning about Sand & Stone garden you should visit it!
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