May. 10, 2018 UPDATE

Cleanse your mind and body at the Japanese gardens of Kyoto!

Kyoto’s temples are always a popular sightseeing destination for tourists. Getting to admire beautiful gardens at these temples is an experience that is bound to leave a lasting memory! But how are these gardens categorized? What are the differences between garden types? I think that this is a question most people can’t answer without looking at Wikipedia! In this feature article, we will take a look at the defining characters of different types of Japanese gardens, and also take the Randen tram to see some gardens. And lastly, we will go find some great restaurants with nice gardens! I hope you will enjoy the profound world of Japanese gardens!
Part 1Let’s take a look at Japanese gardens! The different garden styles explained!
There are many temples in Kyoto, which are of course visited by both domestic and international tourists. And many of these temples have gardens, which are also a big attraction, and …
Part 2Take a leisurely walk in a garden! The chisen kaiyu-shiki gardens of Kyoto
At the temples of Kyoto, you can enjoy the beauty of Japanese gardens. The most popular garden style is chisen, and chisen gardens are categorized into three subcategories: kaiyu-shiki, kansho-shiki, and shuyu-shiki. This time …
Part 3Take the Randen tram and come see the beautiful karesansui rock gardens of Kyoto!
If you come to Kyoto, you, of course, want to see temples too, and I’m sure that you all want to see the simple beauty of the rock gardens too! These gardens are called karesansui in Japanese, and …
Part 4Let’s eat at fancy restaurants! Restaurants with a roji-style garden
Every time you come to Japan, you want to have a lot of yummy things, right? And at some restaurants, you get to feel the spirit of the Japanese tea ceremony and see the roji gardens which are associated with …
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