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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.

 




Before the wind of spring
Has tangled the fine threads
Of the green willow --
Now would I show it
To my love.

  Manyôshuû
  trans. by W.G. Aston, 1899

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