Monday, December 13, 2010
Japan - Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (5) - Ryōan-ji Temple
Ryōan-ji Temple, Rock Garden, Kyoto - No trees are to be seen. Only 15 rocks and white gravel are used in the garden. It is up to each visitor to find out for himself what this unique garden signifies.
The place is within the enclavement of Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities), a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Sent by Junko, a postcrosser from Osaka, Japan.