In Kyoto, gardens are everywhere and are all different in their own way ! But did you ever wonder what the gardener’s intention behind a garden was ? What crossed the mind of the designer while creating his garden ? Because there is an intention behind every decision ! A desire to create something unique and share feelings present in every moss patch, stone and tree. We offer you to find the answers to these questions with this moss garden creation experience at Murin-an garden !
Murin-an garden was built by Yamagata Aritomo at the end of the nineteenth century and designed by the famous garden master Ogawa Jihei VII. We offer you to discover this amazing garden with an expert who will guide you around Ogawa Jihei VII’s creation and the intentions of the owner himself.
You will also have the extraordinary opportunity to design your own miniature garden under the instruction of a moss expert. Enjoy arranging moss and stones to create a miniature Japanese garden that comes directly from your own imagination.
The icing on the cake, at the end of the visit, you will be able to enjoy a nice cup of tea with some Japanese sweets while gazing at Murin-an’s peaceful garden.