This small temple contains the best japanese garden I have ever seen: the combination of trees, stones, mosses and leaves is really impressive.
It was built around 1275. The landscape was carefully compiled with green weed and white sand in fine lines. Weed representing ocean while sand for land. As we visited this temple in winter, no colorful trees could be seen and we left just after 5 mins. Temple was supposed to close at 5pm but was closed immediately after we left... More
Follow the signs to Komyozenji from Dazaifu Station. Up a neighborhood street, it's a little closer to the station than Tenmangu. Why? The gardens are so beautiful, especially when the leaves are changing colors. The small garden in the back has many trees and a rock garden. A very peaceful place compared to Tenmangu. You must see to understand.
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