View of Kyoyochi Pond at the entrance.
Visiting the famous rock garden and parklike grounds of the Ryoan-ji Temple - Kyoto.
Stone path leading to the Temple.
Stairway leading to the Temple.
Viewing the rock garden at the Ryoan-ji Temple.
The back walls are made from clay.Viewing the rock garden at the Ryoan-ji Temple.
Pathway connecting Temple buildings.
Ornate bronze door pull.
Ornate nailing caps.
The Tsukubai - a wash basin at the Tea Room inscribed "I learn only to be contented".
Use of bamboo as terrace walls.
Natural tree support.
Beautiful stone pathway...
More natural tree supports.
Another entrance to the Temple.
Japanese brown-eared bulbul - Hypsipetes amaurotis.
A re-growth area for trees within the temple grounds.