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T˘fukuji Hojo
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Tofukuji
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Alternate Name:Tofukuji Houjou; Honbo 
Address:Higashiyama-ku, Honmachi, 15-chome 
Mailing Address: 
City:Kyoto-shi 
State:Kyoto-hu 
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Country:JAPAN 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=34.9667; long=135.8
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Designer(s):Shigemori Mirei 
Contruction Date:1938 (Showa) 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
Hours:9am - 4pm 
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Added to JGarden:1/1/1996 
Last Updated:4/3/2005 
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JGarden Description:There are actually three gardens designed by Shigemori here. The south garden is a karesansui garden.

A second garden is on the west side and has clipped geometric topiary among moss and stone.

The most famous garden is north one where square pavers are arranged in a grid among a moss field.

Please note that Shigemori did a 2nd garden here, called Ryougin-an 




While the sound
Of the cascade
Long since has ceased,
We still hear the murmur
Of its name.



Taki no oto wa
Taete hisashiku
Nari nuredo
Nakoso nagarete
Nao kikoe kere.

  Fujiwara no Kinto (966-1041)
  Hyakunin Isshu
  trans. by M.V. Otake

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