- Ryoan-ji Temple
This Zen Buddhism temple is known for its garden featuring 15 stones on a bed of white sand.
Every placement has meaning in the garden here, which features 15 rocks of various sizes. When the garden was designed and who designed it remain unknown, and the meaning of the rocks and their placement is left to the imagination of the viewer.
|HOURS||8:00am-5:30pm (entrance until 5:00pm), Open 8:30am-5:00pm (entrance until 4:30pm) from Dec. thru Feb. of the following year|
|COST||Adults 500 yen | Elementary/Middle School Students 300 yen|
|OTHER INFO||Adults 300 yen | Elementary/Middle School Students 200 yen | Caretaker (1 person) 300 yen|
|ADDRESS||13 Ryoanji Goryonoshitacho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi|
|ACCESS||Near Ryoanji-mae bus stop. 40 min. ride on City Bus #59 bound for Yamagoe.from Sanjo Station on Keihan Main Line.|
|CREDIT CARD||Not accepted|
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