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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Kyoto Event Special Opening of Garden at Heian Shrine

Heian Shrine平安神宮無料拝見「平安の苑」

Heian Shrine opens the doors to its South Garden for free on September 19.

Normally, entrance is 600 yen.

Minami Shin'en, or the South Garden, is a Heian-style garden designed to host garden parties for the (now defunct) aristocracy.

The garden is famous for its cherry trees, which blossom in early spring; azaleas, which come into bloom in summer; and its bush clover, which bloom in fall.

The area is full of museums, and close to both Philosophers Walk and the Kamo River.

It is a short ride from downtown Kyoto.


Date: September 19
Hours: 8:30 - 16:30
Public Transportation Access: Kyoto City Bus #5, 100, get off at Kyoto Kaikan Bijutsukan-mae
Cycling: The Shrine is in the Okazaki museum area.
Tel: 075 761 0221


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