JAPANESE ARCHITECTURE IN KYOTO
KORYUJI Temple, KEIGUU-IN
Address: Mineoka-cho, Uzumasa, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto City
Access: Uzumasa station by Keifuku Railway. Uzumasa-Koryuji-mae busstop. Tokiwa-Nakanomati busstop by bus No.75, Ukyoku-Ward Office busstop by bus No.11.
Comments: Founded in 603(Suiko 11). Burnt many times and rebuil in 1165(Eiman 1).
Keiguu-in was originaly built in Kamakura Period and rebuilt 1251(Kencho 3).
MIROKU-BOSATSU, the statue of buddist saint is the first National Treashure.
Address: 13, Goryonoshita-cho, Ryoanji, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto City
Open: 3/1-11/30=8:00-17:00, 12/1-2/27=8:30-16:30
Fee: 400yen for Adult, 200yen for child, free for baby. There is a free parking for a car.
Access: Ryoanji-mae busstop by City Bus No.59. Ritsumeikan-University-mae busstop by City Bus No.50,55.
Comments: Established in 1405(Houtoku 2). The tmples were burnt at Ohnin-no-ran(The war of Ohniin) in 1797(Kansei 9). The present Hojo(residence) was moved from Saigen-in Temple.
The temple belongs to the Myoshinji Group of Rinzai Zen sect Buddhism.
This temple is vary famous for its remarkable Zen garden.
Address: 33, Ohuchi, Omuro, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto City
Access: Omuro station by Keifuku Railway. Omuro-Ninnaji busstop by Kyoto Bus. Omuro-Ninnaji busstop by City Bus No.26, 8, 10.
Buitl at 888 by Uta Emperor. Kondo is the style of Shinden Zukuri at Heian Period.
The Cherry blossom is Very famous.
There are two excellent tee house in the garden, Hito-tei and Ryokaku-tei, but both are not exhibit usually. It is necessary to make a reserevation with more than 5 persons
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