JAPANESE ARCHITECTURE IN KYOTO
KOHO-AN TEMPLE No.1
- Address: 66, Daitokuji-cho, Kita-ku, Kyoto City
- Phone: 075-491-3698
- Access: Daitokuji-mae bus stop by City bus #1,204,205,206
- Open: Only on the special exhibition (once in a year or less)
- Comments: <Bousen> tea room (Important Cultural Properties), Garden, originated by Kobori Enshu at 1643 and rebuilt at 18th century.
Established in 1612 (Keicho 17, Edo Periond), Move to this place in 1643, rebuilt in 1793 (Kansei 5).
<Bousen> is a main wark of Kobori Enshu and shows tipical Japanese style space consept.
- The straight-end of this approach is not the entrance. You need turn to right at the middle of the approach to the enterance.
This distance and the turning are important scequances of the changing scene for the sacred place.
- The bench at the end of the approach.
- This is not for use but the symbol of the destination.
- Stone bridge at the beginning of the approach.
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