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Murin-an, Kyoto

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TripAdvisor
  • Lovely garden which benefits from being a little off the main tourist trail - yet only a short walk from the modern art gallery. It simply wouldn't cope with large numbers. Peaceful despite being clos...  more »
  • I have lived in Kyoto for 5 years and I also got to know the garden recently. One place of history was done at this place where a villa of an individual(politician) was made. Although I felt noisy as ...  more »
  • Peaceful & historical, you can't go wrong with stopping by this old villa. It has surprisingly spacious grounds, perfect for sitting down and taking in the scenery. It has very interesting history reg...  more »
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  • This is a special place of natural beauty and gentle sounds.
  • Murin-an ( Villa ) 無鄰菴 : When you get a chance to visit Keage or Okazaki area in Sakyo-ku. This is a hidden place with a beautiful garden called Murin-an. The place is located just across the narrow path on the west side of Kyoto International Community House. The garden was built in the late 18th century ( Meiji Period ) by Yamagata Aritomo who was an important figure in the politics and military affairs of the Meiji Period. It is an example of a classical Japanese promenade garden of the Meiji Period. Murin-an used to be a private villa of Yamagata Aritomo. The origin of its name " Mu 無 = non + Rin = next to 隣 + An = a hermitage いおり " meaning the house was built in isolation and there is no house built next to the property. ● Hours : 9:00a.m.-4:30p.m. ● Access : 7 min walk from Subway Tozai Line to "Keage". Fee :350 yen ( Trans-word+ : TGM Kyoto Guide )
  • Good place to visit
  • Wonderful place! Beautiful landscape and sense of peace. It's really the sense of Japan. Worth to see if you want to know something more about Japanese soul.
  • quiet garden