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Genjoin
Name:Genjoin 



 
Alternate Name:Genjo-in, Heisenji, Hakusan Jinja 
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City:Katsuyama-shi 
State:Fukui-ken 
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Country:JAPAN 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=36.0833; long=136.5
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Contruction Date:Muromachi 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
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Added to JGarden:12/28/2000 
Last Updated:12/28/2000 
JGarden Description:Genjoin is one hall in the Heisenji temple complex which is, in turn, part of the Hakusan Jinja shrine. Its history is not well understood. The buildings that originally fronted the garden are gone, but the small pond-viewing garden can still be identified from its main trees in the center and the whirlpool rock formation. 




The awaited one's footsteps
Heard afar off;
Falling leaves.

  Buson
  trans. by R.H. Blyth
  17th century

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