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Chishaku-in
Name:Chishaku-in garden photo
Chishaku-in
Photo: Lynn Perry



 
Alternate Name:Chishakuin 
Address:Higashiyama-ku, Higashiyama Shichi-jo (Higashikawara-cho) 
Mailing Address: 
City:Kyoto-shi 
State:Kyoto-hu 
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Country:JAPAN 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=34.9667; long=135.8
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Designer(s):Attributed to Sen-no-Rikyű; rebuilt by Sosei 
Contruction Date:c. 1598 (Momoyama period); rebuilt in 1674; rebuilt again after 1947 fire 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
Hours:9am - 4pm; closed Mondays 
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Added to JGarden:1/1/1996 
Last Updated:7/22/2000 
JGarden Description:Chishaku-in weathered many storms. Originally built hundreds of kilometers away in Wakayama (formerly Kii), it was moved here by Tokugawa Ieyasu in 1598. The original garden was reconstructed in 1674 by Sosei but it was destroyed again in 1947 by fire. Not all of the garden and buildings have been rebuilt. This is primarily a pond garden, with the water extending underneath the temple. It is also known for its flowering azaleas in April and May. 




The path of fallen leaves
Leads to the graves on the hill,
And stops there.

  Hatsutaro
  trans. by R.H. Blyth

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