Created 20-Sep-12
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Kyoto, the historical city and old capital of Japan, has numerous gardens attached to temples and shrines.
The Shin'en consists of four gardens which surround the main shrine buildings on the south, west, middle, and east. With a total area of approximateley 33,000 square meters, these stroll-style landscape gardens are designated as a national scenic spot representative of Meiji-era (1868-1912) garden design.

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Category:Travel and Places
Subcategory Detail:Japan
Keywords:Byakko-ike, Garyu-kyo, Heian Shrine, Higashi Shin'en,, Japan, Kyoto, Meiji-era, Minami Shin'en, Naka Shin'en, Nishi Shin'en, Ogawa Jihei VII, Seiho-ike, Shin'en Gardens, Shobi-kan, Soryu-ike, Taihei-kaku, 京都, 平安神宮, 日本