Another subtemple of Nanzen-ji, Tenju-an is located on the south side of San-mon, the main gate of Nanzen-ji. Constructed in 1337,...
This subtemple of Nanzen-ji is up the steps after you pass under the aqueduct. It has an attractive garden designed around a...
This is one of our favourite temples in Kyoto, with its expansive grounds and numerous subtemples. It began as a retirement villa for...
Located just across the street from the Westin Miyako, Kyoto, this wonderful bar attracts a regular crowd of Kyoto expats, local...
Just outside the precincts of Nanzen-ji, you’ll find Okutan, a restaurant sited within the luxurious garden of Chōshō-in. This is a...
Lonely Planet review
Just southwest of the main precincts of Nanzen-ji, this fine subtemple has a wonderful garden designed by Kobori Enshū. If you seek a good example of the technique of shakkei (borrowed scenery), look no further.