Enkoji (圓光寺, Enkōji) is a temple of the Rinzai Zen Sect, situated in northern Kyoto close to the Shugakuin Imperial Villa. It is famous for its autumn colors which are usually best in late November. Enkoji was founded in 1601 by Tokugawa Ieyasu, the shogun who brought about the Edo Period (1603-1867)
Japanese Garden, Bloedel Reserve, Bainbridge Island, Washington. Designed by Prentice & Virginia Bloedel with Zen Garden designed by Koichi Kawana. Raked gravel, boulders, geometric pattern of grass & stone paved squares, undulating green mounds, wooden deck of Tea House.