AOL Travel
Print

Ryugen'in, Kyoto

Ryugen'in - Kyoto, Japan
Ryugen'in
54-1 Murasakino-Daitokuji-cho, Kyoto, Japan 603-8231Map
+81 75 491 7635
Neighborhood: Kita-ku
Overview

This is a sub-temple of Daitoku-ji, which is well known for having five separate rock gardens, one of which is practically a miniature and is squeezed between two buildings. But of course, if the garden were too big, reality would interfere with symbolism. Ryugen'in is an excellent example of the dry mountain stream (kare sansui) style of garden which reached a zenith during the Muromachi period [1333-1568].

Write a Review

How would you rate your overall experience with Ryugen'in?
Ryugen'in General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries
  • Nearest Train: Kitaoji/ City Subway
AOL Traveler Rating
0 POSITIVE Vote » Thanks for voting!
0 NEGATIVE Vote » Thanks for voting!
ADVERTISEMENT
NEARBY THINGS TO DO
Daitoku-Ji
0.1 mi
NEARBY RESTAURANTS
Izusen
0.1 mi
Rumiyuka
0.7 mi
Shi-fu-do
0.9 mi
Papa Jon's
1.0 mi
NEARBY NIGHTLIFE
Rumiyuka
0.7 mi
Hanafusa
0.7 mi
Nosh Green
0.8 mi
Brown's
0.8 mi
Papa Jon's
1.0 mi