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Genkoan(源光庵), Kyoto
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  • During a perfect way because I only had dyed in bright colors of green and Red leaves little garden. And the view from the room is indescribably lovely. Outside of the big round repeat walls and open doors for a rectangular small trees in the garden of coming up to me mightily. Gasped in the landscape.
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  • We have personally visited, there was later a commentated for temple to hear. I didn't know about your garden (the crane and the tortoise), and about the family crest of the Tokugawa and is so well during this season and time of day, such as there was also all over again, I'd. Enlightenment window is helpful, this window also liked!
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  • To Genko-an down ride Kitaoji from Kyoto station on Subway Karasuma line from Kitaoji Bus Terminal North 1 bus ride from E and will arrive in about 15 minutes. Enlightenment window, window of the lost Temple is famous of Fushimi castle ruins, blood ceiling. It is a loyal subjects of Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu, Torii mototada from 380 people fell over when Han mark. Blood iTouch foot or hand is vividly felt chagrin at the time, got harder. Nokyo-sho me writing happens to be the day and received a piece of paper ago you are away.
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  • One of my favorite temples. Peaceful and very beautiful. Best of all, I had no umbrella and it was raining. A kind lady who was working there gave me an umbrella to stay dry. It was a great experience.
  • A round of "enlightenment-window', square is the"window of illusion". I visited during the low season. Cannot visit when I visited in the morning for the memorial service. Visited again in the afternoon, we will visit. This film had was years shooting ban. It is breathtaking. It is good to come. If you arrive by bus of smart "walk guru of the Kyoto bus and train ' that recommended apps. Take the No. 6 and the North one. I wanna visit again during the autumn is crowded with wonder?...
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  • * * Genko-an Temple optical Temple This temple called Genko-an is located in Takagamine which is western part of Kita-ku. It was established in 1346 as a temple of Rinzai sect of Zen Buddhism. The highlights of the temple are its garden and the windows of two different shapes+ceiling boards, fusuma sliding doors of its main hall. Their Honzon Buddha (the principal object of worship) is a statue of Shaka-Nyorai.The garden made of a great ensemble of plants, the flag stones and other structures create the elegant space which offers the sense of Japanese wabi-sabi. (Wabi-sabi is a beauty of things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete. It is a beauty of things modest and humble which is an element of Japanese culture). The garden has long been admired as one of the best autumn views in Kyoto. On its backdrop is a borrowed landscape called Shakkei of Mt. Kitayama. This is another example of dried stone garden called Karesansui (to see more examples Ryoanji-Daitokuji) There are various types of momiji (Japaese maples) in the garden gradually turning colors to be enjoyed throughout the season. Those images are taken in mid-November of 2014, The impression of the garden changes with the change of the sunlight as well so it provides different atmosphere every moment from morning to sunset. (Trans-word +: TGM Kyoto Guide) optical Iori (gennkouann) is a temple of the Soto sect in Kyoto-Shi Kita-ku, Masanobu (takagamine). Mountain is a mountain. Main object of worship is Shaka Nyorai.
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  • And wonderful garden window of enlightenment and the lost Temple of the Soto sect Temple source seems to be changed by Yongle was Rinzai sect is not written the pamphlet if you visit this area and small garden behind the famous garden landscape is the main hall you can feel than the photo, such as sitting in the main hall, the ceiling is a pretty famous blood ceiling look for footprints and the
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  • The enlightenment that was featured in the TV COMMERCIAL Windows and window of the lost Temple. Where do everything just perfect. So crowded because the somewhat remote location as a tourist destination is not so good
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