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Chionin
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Chion-in
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Alternate Name:Chion-in 
Address:Higashiyama-ku 
Mailing Address: 
City:Kyoto-shi 
State:Kyoto-hu 
Postal Code: 
Country:JAPAN 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=34.9667; long=135.8
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Designer(s):Kobori Enshu 
Contruction Date:early 17th century 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
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Added to JGarden:1/1/1996 
Last Updated:4/3/2005 
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The leaves of the trees are falling.
In the house one cannot hear anything--
Both nights when showers fall
And nights when showers do not fall.

  Minamoto Yorizane
  trans. by Arthur Waley
  12th century

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