Gardens (Japan)

Joururi-ji, Nara

Joururi-ji is a temple of the school of Pure Land Buddhism with an historic Japanese garden located in Kizugawa, Kyoto Prefecture. It’s one of the few remaining examples of a Paradise Garden of the early Heian Period. The three-storied pagoda, the main hall (hondō), the group of nine sitting Amida Nyorai statues and the group of Four Heavenly Kings are designated National Treasures.