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Kyoto Sights

Murin-an (Murin Garden)

  • 31 Nanzenji-Kusakawa-cho Map It
  • Sakyō-ku
  • Garden/Arboretum

Updated 09/23/2013

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In a departure from traditional Japanese gardens, this garden has rolling expanses of English-style lawns that reflect the melding of Japanese and Western elements. This blending of styles is also visible in the architecture of a house that once belonged to soldier and statesman Arimoto Yamagata. Backed by a sweep of hills, Murin-an has paths that meander past converging streams and a three-tier waterfall. The south side of the garden is almost always in shadow, creating

wonderful contrasts.

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Sight Information

Address:

31 Nanzenji-Kusakawa-cho, Kyōto, 606-8437, Japan

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Sight Details:

  • ¥400
  • Daily 9–4:30

Updated 09/23/2013

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