Nanzen-in

sights / Parks & gardens

Nanzen-in information

Location
Kyoto , Japan
Address
Fukuchi-chō, Nanzen-ji, Sakyō-ku
Telephone
+81 75 771 0365
Getting there
Subway: Tōzai line to Keage
Bus: Kyoto City bus 5 to Eikandō-michi
Prices
adult ¥300, child ¥150-250
Opening hours
8.40am-5pm
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This subtemple of Nanzen-ji is up the steps after you pass under the aqueduct. It has an attractive garden designed around a heart-shaped pond. This garden is best seen in the morning or around noon, when sunlight shines directly into the pond and illuminates the colourful carp.