Daitsu-ji Ganzanken and Rantei – Garden

Information : Daitsu-ji Ganzanken and Rantei | 大通寺含山軒および蘭亭庭園

Ganzanken – It is a dry landscape garden (枯山水). Mt.Ibuki is designated as borrowing scene from the garden(*Shakkei). Rokuon-ji(Ginkaku-ji) Teien uses this technique as well.

Rantei – It is a pond fountain garden, where the stone was arranged centering on the pond, founded in Edo period.

*Shakkei (借景) – The technique of forming a dynamic scene by taking nature into the scenery in a garden as a background.

Hours : 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Closed : The end of year and new year

Fee : Adult / 500 yen

Website : http://www.daitsuji.or.jp/daituji/top/ground/garden.htm? (Japanese)


32-9 Motohamacho, Nagahama city, Shiga


10 min walk from Nagahama Sta. (JR Biwako line)

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