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Murinan, Kyoto

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  • I visited on Sunday. There were decent people, but most of them were Japanese. It was quiet. There was material which described how to manage the garden in detail in the Western-style pavilion, and it was impressive. In the garden, the ayame bloomed and the duck was relaxing. You can relax.
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  • We like Japanese gardens, but this one is so special and not out of the way like some. Compact but a lot of thought has gone into it. Combine it with Nanzenji (10 mins walk away), Konci-in (5 mins) an...  more »
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  • Nice garden but not the greatest in Kyoto. Admission price was a little steep considering how small it is. Perhaps if you go early before the crowds, it may be a nice serene experience.
  • The powers of mystery are great in this place. Here the miracle of a gentle flowing stream in the middle of the city is made manifest. Only the addition of a cat could improve the garden's atmospheric feels. It does have a tendency to rain in this place, so whilst that is a nice aesthetic, do be warned.
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