Places to visit
According to the “Kohfukuji Koezu (Old Illustration of Kohfukuji Temple),” a temple called Manishuin once occupied the site of the garden. In Meiji era the ownership of the land transferred to the private sector, and the current buildings and gardens were constructed in 1919.
Yoshikien Garden consists of three small gardens respectively called Ikenoniwa (Garden with a Pond, Kokenoniwa (Garden with Moss) and Chabananoniwa (Garden with Seasonal Flowers for Tea Ceremony). There is a tea ceremony house in Kokenoniwa.
- Yoshikien Garden
- Nara Kotsu Bus (Outer City Loop Line) from both JR Nara Station and Kintetsu-Nara station
About 3 minutes walk from ‘Kencho-higashi’ bus stop
- About 15 minutes walk from Kintetsu-Nara station