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Taiz˘in
Name:Taiz˘in garden photo
Taizo-in, Myoshinji
Photo: Holger Ries



 
Alternate Name:Taizoin; Taizo-in 
Address:Ukyo-ku, Hanazono, Myoshinji-cho 
Mailing Address: 
City:Kyoto-shi 
State:Kyoto-hu 
Postal Code: 
Country:JAPAN 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=35.05; long=135.667
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Designer(s):attributed to Kano Motonobu; recent addition by Nakane Kinsaku 
Contruction Date:Muromachi period; 16th century 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
Hours:9am - 5pm 
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Added to JGarden:1/1/1998 
Last Updated:4/3/2005 
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JGarden Description:This is a Myoshinji sub-temple. Kano Motonobu(1475-1559) lived at here for quite some time and may have been responsible for the garden, though this is unclear. The original garden is a Shukkei karesansui garden of 4,734 sq ft.

The more recent garden by Nakane Kinsaku is quite large for that of a Zen temple. 




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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