Jisho-ji teien (Ginkaku-ji) – Garden

Information : Jishoji temple Teien (Garden) | 慈照寺(銀閣寺)庭園

Jisho-ji also called Ginkakuji garden was made by Soseki Muso in 1490. The garden consists of two steps, a dry landscape garden and a pond garden. The garden in Saiho-ji was imitated. When the garden is seen from a Silver Pavilion, Mt.Tsukimachi can be seen. (Shakkei technique)

Shakkei : the technique of forming a dynamic scene by taking nature into the scenery in a garden as a background.

Hours : Mar – Nov | 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Dec- Feb | 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Close : None

Fee : Adult / 500 yen

dsc_0350 a pond garden of ginkakuji (Photo by Kotodamaya) dsc_0336

 
Address

Ginkakujicho, Sakyo ward,Kyoto city, Kyoto

Access

Bus No.5, 17 or 203 from Kyoto Sta. to Ginkakujimichi Sta. + 5 min walk

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