The garden, designed by Ken Nakajima, is classical style, with modern intrusions, such as the use of concrete for foot-paths and the bridge. Azaleas bushes cover the slope, leading to the top, where there are an open wooden pavilion and a pond adorned with rocks. A waterfall feeds the lake and a stream, which drains the water, passes under a small bridge and rapidly goes down the hill. by Antonio Viglietto
Saiho-ji is a Rinzai Zen Buddhist temple located in Matsuo, Nishikyo Ward, Kyoto, Japan. The temple, which is famed for its moss garden, is commonly referred to as "Koke-dera" , meaning "moss temple", while the formal name is "Koinzan Saiho-ji". Ironically, the moss for which the temple is known was not part of Muso Soseki's original design. According to French historian François Berthier, the garden's "islands" were "carpeted with white sand" in the fourteenth century. The moss came much…
Nanzen-in (南禅院) subtemple of Nanzen-ji (南禅寺): The garden is simple and minimalist, and is also quiet for most tourists go see Nanzen-ji and the more popular sub-temples. Adding to this feeling is the fact that the temple is closely surrounded by the forest, which makes its precinct visually shrink
Senganen Garden (仙巌園), also known as Isoteien (磯庭園). A seaside home garden with a bay and a live volcano for the scenery. It a Japanese style landscape garden along the coast north of downtown Kagoshima. One of the garden's most striking features is its use of Sakurajima and Kagoshima Bay as borrowed scenery. The garden also includes small ponds, streams, shrines and a bamboo grove.