Chion-in (知恩院) is a major temple in Kyoto and boosts the largest gate in Japan and has more than one garden. The Hojo Garden is in the chisen kaiyushiki (garden which is designed around a pond) style. The garden exudes the moods of the four seasons. It is said to have been designed in the early Edo (1600-1868) period by the monk Gyokuen, who was connected to garden master Kobori Enshu. The garden includes the Shinji-ike. This is the Rock garden in summer, Chion-in temple

Chion-in (知恩院) is a major temple in Kyoto and boosts the largest gate in Japan and has more than one garden. The Hojo Garden is in the chisen kaiyushiki (garden which is designed around a pond) style. The garden exudes the moods of the four seasons. It is said to have been designed in the early Edo (1600-1868) period by the monk Gyokuen, who was connected to garden master Kobori Enshu. The garden includes the Shinji-ike. This is the Rock garden in summer, Chion-in temple

Adachi constructed his Japanese garden with the hope that through its seasonal expression of natural beauty visitors would be inspired to view Taikans paintings with a renewed sense of appreciation. This new appreciation would then lead to increased inte

Adachi constructed his Japanese garden with the hope that through its seasonal expression of natural beauty visitors would be inspired to view Taikans paintings with a renewed sense of appreciation. This new appreciation would then lead to increased inte

Chion-in (知恩院) is a major temple in Kyoto and boosts the largest gate in Japan and has more than one garden. The Hojo Garden is in the chisen kaiyushiki (garden which is designed around a pond) style. The garden exudes the moods of the four seasons. It is said to have been designed in the early Edo (1600-1868) period by the monk Gyokuen, who was connected to garden master Kobori Enshu. The garden includes the Shinji-ike (Heart Character) Pond, the Aoi-an Teahouse, and the Tokugawa Gongendo Hall

Chion-in (知恩院) is a major temple in Kyoto and boosts the largest gate in Japan and has more than one garden. The Hojo Garden is in the chisen kaiyushiki (garden which is designed around a pond) style. The garden exudes the moods of the four seasons. It is said to have been designed in the early Edo (1600-1868) period by the monk Gyokuen, who was connected to garden master Kobori Enshu. The garden includes the Shinji-ike (Heart Character) Pond, the Aoi-an Teahouse, and the Tokugawa Gongendo Hall