JGarden Logo
search


 

shop

Buy it from Amazon
Architectural Digest [Magazine Subscription]

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


Anraku-ji
Name:Anraku-ji 



 
Alternate Name:Anrakuji 
Address:Sakyo-ku, Shishigatani, Goshonodan-cho 
Mailing Address: 
City:Kyoto-shi 
State:Kyoto-hu 
Postal Code: 
Country:JAPAN 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=35.11667; long=135.8
Find Gardens Nearby
Phone: 
Fax: 
E-Mail: 
Contact: 
Designer(s): 
Contruction Date:from c. 1581 (Kamakura period); founded c. 1212. 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
Hours:Not usually open to the public except when Azaleas in bloom; permission is required from Anraku-ji 
Admission: 
Added to JGarden:1/1/1996 
Last Updated:7/22/2000 
JGarden Description:Known for its clipped azaleas, this small temple hugs the Higashiyama hills with several small gardens around its buildings. It is only open to the public while the massive, sculptural azaleas are in bloom 




I had thought there was
but a single chrysanthemum here.
Who could have planted
the other one made, there in the
depths of Osawa pond?

hito moto ga
omoishi kiku wo
osawa no
ike no soko
dare ga uheken

  Kokinshu

©1996-2002, Robert Cheetham; ©2020 Japanese Garden Research Network, Inc.
Contact Us Site Index Privacy Policy