Ryōan-ji is a Zen temple located in northwest Kyoto, Japan. It belongs to the Myōshin-ji school of the Rinzai branch of Zen Buddhism. The Zen temple was registered as a World Cultural Heritage in 1994 by the UNESCO. Located in the city of Kyoto. The temple has a peaceful environment, as well as a world-famous rock garden. Many people come to this temple.
Many people come to this temple. To practice meditation at the small rocky cliffs of white area with 15 small stones placed at various points. The magic of this rock garden is that no matter from which angle, it can not count the stone in addition to the temple. Waiting for people to solve the puzzle.
Location: 13 Ryoanji Goryonoshitacho, Ukyo Ward, Kyoto, 616-8001, Japan
Opened Hours: 8.00 am – 17.00 pm
How to get there:
- From Kyoto Station take bus No.5 to the temple
- In front of Ryoan-ji-mae Bus Stop in Kyoto City take Bus No.59 from Sanjo Keihan Line