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Koetsuji
Name:Koetsuji garden photo
Koetsuji, Kyoto
Photo: Alan Tarver



 
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Address:Kita-ku, Takamine, Koetsu-cho 
Mailing Address: 
City:Kyoto-shi 
State:Kyoto-hu 
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Country:JAPAN 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=35.2; long=135.75
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Designer(s):Honami Koetsu 
Contruction Date:from 1615 (Edo) 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
Hours:8am - 5pm 
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Added to JGarden:1/1/1998 
Last Updated:7/22/2000 
JGarden Description:A Nichiren temple. Teamaster Honami Koetsu (1557-1637) was given this site by Tokugawa Ieyasu in 1615. He retired to this site age 76. There are several teahouses on this large site. The most famous feature in the garden is a bamboo fence, attributed to Koetsu. 




The first winter shower;
My name shall be
"Traveller."

  Matsuo Basho
  trans. by R.H. Blyth
  17th century

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