Ryoanji Temple
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Location Kyoto, Japan   map
Date 1499   timeline
Building Type temple
 Construction System wood, landscape
Climate Chancellery
Context warm temperate
Style Traditional Japanese




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Sources on Ryoanji Temple

Elizabeth Bibb. In the Japanese Garden. Photography by Michael S. Yamashita. Washington, DC: Starwood Publishing, Inc., 1991. exterior photo with monk tending the stones, p22.

Kenzo Tange and Noboru Kawazoe. Ise, Prototype of Japanese Architecture. Photographs by Yoshio Watanabe. Cambridge, MA: The M.I.T. Press, 1965. exterior photo of the garden and wall, p174.  Find books about Ryoanji Temple


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