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Nanzenin Garden

Nanzenji Fukuchicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8435, Kyoto Prefecture
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Peaceful Network of Temples and Gardens

Although I travel with my husband, some places deserve to be experienced alone. This is one of... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
Nisha R
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Small temple...lovely pond, stroll garden

This is another little pocket temple gem, a quiet corner in the busy Nanzenji complex. If you enjoy... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2016
Leonard G
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New York
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1 Feb 2017
“Peaceful Network of Temples and Gardens”
27 Oct 2016
“Small temple...lovely pond, stroll garden”
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Nanzenji Fukuchicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8435, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Although I travel with my husband, some places deserve to be experienced alone. This is one of those places. The network of temples, gardens and shrines in Nanzenin are breathtaking. I biked there from the house we were staying in, to meditate on my own....More

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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This is another little pocket temple gem, a quiet corner in the busy Nanzenji complex. If you enjoy and appreciate Japanese garden design, then by all means stop in for a visit. The garden is a masterpiece of changing perspectives. Walk round the pond, up...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2015

Not often mentioned in tourist info, we discovered this little gem of a garden while visiting Nanzenji Temple. Located on the grounds of Nanzenji, tucked behind the aqueduct, the landscape and autumn colours of the garden is absolutely stunning. Take your time to circle the...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2014

This temple, a subordinate of the Nanzenji, contains the mausoleum of Emperor Kameyama, founder of Nanzenji. Tucked behind the 1890 aqueduct of the Lake Biwa Canal, the garden is classically beautiful and well maintained (in fact, I happened to be there early in the morning...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2012

We entered Nanzenin by mistake - thinking we were at Nanzenji. They are all on the same large complex. Nanzenin is a much smaller associate temple and garden ( 1 of 13) just past the red brick Western style aqueduct, which - for the Japanese...More

Thank Jeffrey F
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