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Nanzenji Hojo
Name:Nanzenji Hojo garden photo
Nanzenji
Photo: Lynn Perry



 
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Address:Sakyo-ku, Nanzenji, Fukuchi-cho 
Mailing Address: 
City:Kyoto-shi 
State:Kyoto-hu 
Postal Code: 
Country:JAPAN 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=35.11667; long=135.8
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Contruction Date:Edo period 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
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Added to JGarden:1/1/1996 
Last Updated:7/22/2000 
JGarden Description:This Nanzenji sub-temple is a dry, karesansui garden. 




In the water
Under the pines on shore
Stand the friendly cranes;
A thousand and eight thousand years
Will they live on.



Ike mizu no
Migiwa no matsu no
Tomozuru wa
Chiyo ni yachiyo o
Soete sumuramu.

  Fujiwara Shigemitsu
  Kitayama-dono gyokoki
  trans. by M.V. Otake
  1408

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