JGarden Logo
search


 

shop

Buy it from Amazon
Landscapes for Small Spaces: Japanese Courtyard Gardens
Mizuno Katsuhiko; Bester, John (translator)
[JGarden Bibliography]

browse

gardens
tools
JOJG articles New Section
web articles
features archive
plants
books, etc.
designers
suppliers
organizations
biographies
glossary
timeline
links

jgarden news

Keep up with JGarden changes and news!

Subscribe to our monthly newsletter:


gardens tools resources


Koh˘an
Name:Koh˘an 



 
Alternate Name:Kohoan; Koho-an 
Address:Kita-ku, Murasakino, Daitokuji-cho 
Mailing Address: 
City:Kyoto-shi 
State:Kyoto-hu 
Postal Code: 
Country:JAPAN 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=35.2; long=135.75
Find Gardens Nearby
Phone: 
Fax: 
E-Mail: 
Contact: 
Designer(s):Kobori Enshu (several) 
Contruction Date:Edo Period (1621 - 1643) 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
Hours:not open to the public except once a year in the fall; special permission required at other times 
Admission: 
Added to JGarden:1/1/1996 
Last Updated:7/22/2000 
JGarden Description:One of the sub-temples at Daitokuji, many of the gardens inside this site were designed by Kobori Enshu (1579-1647). 




Is it a shower of rain?
I thought as I listened.
From my bed, just awake.
But it was falling leaves
Which could not stand the wind.

  Saigyô
  trans. by Bownas and Thwaite
  12th century

©1996-2002, Robert Cheetham; ©2019 Japanese Garden Research Network, Inc.
Contact Us Site Index Privacy Policy