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Yoshimine-dera
Name:Yoshimine-dera 



 
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Address:Nishikyo-ku, Ohara-cho, Kojio-cho 
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City:Kyoto-shi 
State:Kyoto-hu 
Postal Code: 
Country:JAPAN 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=35.0833; long=135.75
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Contruction Date:early Edo 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
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Added to JGarden:1/1/1999 
Last Updated:7/22/2000 
JGarden Description:A Tendai Buddhist temple. This temple is famous for its enormous, horizontally trained pine tree yuryumatsu, said to be 500-600 years old. The surrounding area is relatively rural and the gardens are not often visited. The temple is sited on a mountainside and traversing a series of paths and steps is required to reach it. The temple buildings occupy several levels and gardens accompany each one. 




I had thought there was
but a single chrysanthemum here.
Who could have planted
the other one made, there in the
depths of Osawa pond?

hito moto ga
omoishi kiku wo
osawa no
ike no soko
dare ga uheken

  Kokinshu

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