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Tenjuan Garden

86-8 Nanzenji Fukuchicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8435, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-771-0744
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5 Jan 2017
“Fabulous evening visit during autumn colors”
30 Oct 2016
“Perhaps the most beautiful garden I've seen in Japan”
86-8 Nanzenji Fukuchicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8435, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-771-0744
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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

They don't take care anymore of the garden and big construction behind the garden too noisy! I'm sad...

Thank Gregory A
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Perhaps less well known to foreign tourists (not to the locals, as seen from the long queue for the evening sessions), it is one of the most special gardens for autumn colors, particular in the evening. There is a separate admission fee for the evening...More

Thank ECWorld
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The Tenjuan Garden is absolutely gorgeous, with beautiful plants and a pond with tons of Japanese carps that are very eager to come near. If you are into photography, you may end up spending a few hours here.

Thank Christian A
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Tenjuan Garden is a beautiful garded, but probably best enjoyed in the spring or later in the autumn. Like in every Japanese garden, it has a very nice pond (with Koi).

Thank Johan17
Reviewed 13 August 2016

There is a lovely path through a little tree glade and around a pond, and a nice gravel zen garden. We might have enjoyed it more if we didn't feel self-pressed to see the rest of Nanzen-ji. The zen garden must be spectacular in the...More

Thank wymanz2go
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Absolutely stunning gardens, I would say the absolute gem at Nanzen-ji Complex. A beautiful, tranquil space.

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 10 January 2016

This is a small subtemple of the Nanzen-ji complex, but in my opinion it is one of the most beautiful and memorable. Possibly because there are less tourists coming in (I guess you would think twice about paying the fee for this small temple when...More

1  Thank postboxes
Reviewed 28 November 2015

We discovered this garden while visiting Nanzenji Temple. Located on the ground of Nanzenji, this subtemple is not large, but the gardens and rock pond are beautiful. We visited during autumn which made it all the more spectacular. It was not as overwhelming crowded as...More

Thank RubinaGan
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

One of the best gardens I saw in Kyoto during autumn.It has a most unique beauty.Saw many temples that stand out for their autumn colors,but this one is above all.

Thank naomipo A
Reviewed 23 November 2015

We found this place almost by accident whilst heading towards the underground from Nanzen-ji, but this was the single most spectacular garden we saw in Kyoto during the autumn leaves season. Even the hordes of visitors did not detract from its beauty.

1  Thank wellyontour
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