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Shiramizu Amida-do
Name:Shiramizu Amida-do 



 
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City:Iwaki-shi 
State:Fukushima-ken 
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Country:JAPAN 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=37.0833; long=140.8333
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Contruction Date:Heian Period 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
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Added to JGarden:1/1/1998 
Last Updated:12/26/2000 
JGarden Description:This was originally the pond garden around Ganjo-ji, a temple founded in 1160 by Iwaki Norimichi. The Jodo style garden, popular in the late Heian period, was recently excavated and restored. The Amida-do to the north is the focus but the rock island in the east pond is also worthy of notice 




Talking before the iris flowers:
This also is one of the pleasures
Of traveling.

  Matsuo Basho
  trans. by R.H. Blyth
  17th century

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