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Anraku-ji
Name:Anraku-ji 



 
Alternate Name:Anrakuji 
Address:Sakyo-ku, Shishigatani, Goshonodan-cho 
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City:Kyoto-shi 
State:Kyoto-hu 
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Country:JAPAN 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=35.11667; long=135.8
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Contruction Date:from c. 1581 (Kamakura period); founded c. 1212. 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
Hours:Not usually open to the public except when Azaleas in bloom; permission is required from Anraku-ji 
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Added to JGarden:1/1/1996 
Last Updated:7/22/2000 
JGarden Description:Known for its clipped azaleas, this small temple hugs the Higashiyama hills with several small gardens around its buildings. It is only open to the public while the massive, sculptural azaleas are in bloom 




Dimly, dimly
In the morning mist that lies
Over Akashi Bay,
My longings follow with the ship
That vanishes behind the distant isle.
Honobono to
Akashi no ura no
Asagiri ni
Shimagakureyuku
Fune o shi zo omou.

  Kokinshu
  9th century

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