Nishi Hongwanji Daishoin Teien

Information : Nishi Hongwanji Daishoin Teien | 本願寺大書院庭園

The garden in Nishi-Hongan-ji Temple is a dry landscape garden that is called the garden of the tiger valley(虎渓の庭).  Huge stones are perpendicularly set for expressing the waterfall. Moreover, to express Mt.Lu(盧山) in China, a hall ‘Mikage-do” was built behind the garden.

A reservation in advance is needed.

Hours :

Jan – Feb | 6:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Mar – Apr | 5:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
May – Aug | 5:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sep – Oct | 5:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Nov – Dec | 6:00? a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 
Address

Honganjimonmaecho, Shimogyo ward, Kyoto city, Kyoto

Access

Bus No.9/28/75 or 15 min walk from Kyoto Sta.

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