Nanzenji Suirokaku, Kyoto

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  • It is a brick waterway built in the Meiji era. It is built to draw water from Lake Biwa to Kyoto City, and it seems to be used in active duty now. Because it is in the precincts of Nanzenji, it becomes a sightseeing spot here, too and a lot of tourists took the souvenir photograph on the day when I visited. This is a charming waterway with a picture.
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  • I went for the first time on a three-time visit to Nanzen-ji. The old-age channel was still full of water. It was nice to have a blue-bar coffee shop on the way. From here, you can walk through the path of philosophy and recommend the course to each four.
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  • Found this treasure whilst looking for things to see and do away from the crowds in Kyoto. Well worth a visit! An interesting canal system, impressive viaduct, stunning gardens, temple worth visiting and an easy walk to the zoo, museum of art and train stations.
  • A truly Zen setting n highly recommended. Located within the Nanzenjifukuchicho temple, it’s an aqueduct built in ancient Roman architecture styling. It’s defunct now n the remains are purely for viewing. It’s a serene area, moss covered n lush with vegetation. Together with the tall trees, cool temperatures and a small stream of water that provides a truly scenic spot for quiet contemplation. The area has clearly been conserved n maintained but much of the original look has been preserved. It’s a unique structure to find in a forested area at a Japanese Zen Temple site but truly a gem, well worth a closer examination. Highly recommended👍
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