The main temple is surrounded by rock gardens. Inside there are historic screen paintings, carved wood panels and a tea room.
I love rock gardens and this one is the largest in Japan. It depicts two flying dragons. To get to it you pass through beautifully painted rooms that show the flowers for each season. You can read the explanations in English. There is a tea service that goes with the price of your ticket that is off to one side.... More
The building is sort of ordinary if you've visited many other temples. There are some fine wall murals and good display labels that are fairly inspirational. But make sure you follow the slightly hidden signs leading to the "Japanese Tea Service." This is code for free tea. More important, the tea area is slightly off the beaten path but seems... More
A historical site instead of a temple. For those who visit Japan the first time, it is a must go, otherwise, you may skip it if you aRE SHORT OF TIME.
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