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Nishi Honganji
Name:Nishi Honganji 



 
Alternate Name:Kokei no niwa (Tiger glen garden) 
Address:Shimogyo-ku, Honganji, Monzen-cho 
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City:Kyoto-shi 
State:Kyoto-hu 
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Country:JAPAN 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=34.9667; long=135.75
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Contruction Date:1591 (Momoyama period) 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
Hours:Tours are daily (except Saturday afternoons) at 10am, 11am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm 
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Added to JGarden:1/1/1996 
Last Updated:7/22/2000 
JGarden Description:Originally a Jodo-Shinshu temple in Higashiyama (founded in 1272), the entire temple complex was moved to this site in 1591.

 




Recall the vistas of various famous places, select what attracts you and add your own interpretation. It is best to use this as a theme to design the whole of the garden while adding just the right amount of changes.
  Sakuteiki
  trans. by Marc Peter Keane

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