What to Expect
You can visit various types of beautiful Japanese gardens through this tour.
1. A palace style garden at Ninna-ji temple
Palace style gardens are originated from a garden attached to a palace style building, which belonged to an aristocrat or imperial family member.
2. A dry landscape garden (or a ZEN garden) at Ryoanji temple and/or Nanzen-ji temple
Development of Zen gardens was a way to express Zen thoughts. It does not use water and instead express water figuratively using materials such as sands and gravels.
3. An early morden naturalistic style garden at Murin-an
4. A pure land style garden at Byodo-in temple
Pure land style garden is a style of Buddhist temple garden which intends to reproduce the Pure Land, or a Buddhist paradise.