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Kyoto not yet known – Nagaokakyo Yanagiya nice garden with unusual scenic beauty garden was built on a steep slope of the mountain of Kannon “Yokokuji-temple”

It was built in the mountains of Nagaokakyo “Yokokuji-temple”. Likely it is here that has been popular is called “Yanagiya Kannon”, is that there is a divine favor of the eye, carrying worshipers are many feet suffer from eye diseases. However, noteworthy is Kyoto designated scenic beauty garden “Pure Land Garden”. But we sat down for an appreciation to garden in Seowon, in a downright strange structure utilizing the steep slope of the mountain, will heal the eyes vivid scenery color in the fall.

You can quietly enjoy the beauty of the Japanese garden while listening to the sounds of nature few people visit

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Nagaokakyo located in the southern part of Kyoto. Here to increase year after year tourists from the city of efforts, it has become the best-kept secret since it is difficult to access outside the car “Yanagiya Kannon”. Was built to hide in the mountains, in the temple of the Jodo sect Nishiyama, Kukai is to have a training often here.

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As you practice, so Kukai that monkey was injured eye was discovered that had healed the eye in the spring water here, the individual water as good for eye disease “Okozui(独鈷水)”, was the world spread .

However, gentle to is not the only water in the eye here. “Jo-do en garden” of scenic beauty garden Kyoto Prefecture is designated, is in early summer is beautiful hydrangea to get wet to Paulo, in the autumn trees in the colorful garden, heal the eyes of visitors.

Also from the lack of tourists, when to watch the garden, in the tranquility of the more hear the voice of the wind and birds, also nice to feel the “wabi”.

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Large stone placed here and there has been likened to the Bodhisattva like, Buddha thirteen (Amitabha, mahasthamaprapta, Avalokitesvara, such as Acala) and eye Bodhisattva, likely, such as receiving bodhisattva has been enshrined. Avoid the crowded tourist areas, it may also wind flow to enjoy in the eyes of the leisurely autumn.

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