About Ryoanji Temple
Ryoanji Temple is a temple of the Rinzai Myoshin sect in Ukyo-ku, Kyoto. The origin is that Katsumoto Hosokawa was founded in 1450. He was the kanrei of the Muromachi shogunate and the Guardian Lord and the eastern army leader of Onin War.
Ryoanji Temple’s garden is famous for its landscape rock Garden (Sekitei). In addition, there is a large pond called Kyouyouchi, and you can enjoy the Japan-style garden, such as the appearance of birds resting their feathers.
In addition, this temple has a dining place called Saigenin, where you can eat tofu and vegetarian dishes that seem to be zen. It is also elegance and good to eat boiled tofu while admiring the garden of the temple.
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Photographer: Taisuke Yamada
13 Goryoshita-cho, Ryoanji, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
|Entrance fee||Adults and high school students: 500 yen, Elementary and junior high school students: 300 yen|
|Usual viewing season||
|Parking lot||20 buses, 80 private cars
1 hour free for visitors to the stone garden
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