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Tofukuji Fumo-in is a Zen garden in Kaisan-do, sub-temples at Tofuku-ji.  The dry landscape karesansui garden here is composed of gravel raked into rectangles of sand arranged in a checkerboard fashion. At the end of the dry garden there is a small island with rocks and trees representing a turtle and a crane which are symbols of longevity.  The stone path that cuts through the garden in front of the main hall results in one of the most unique gardens in Kyoto. On the east side of the path the lush pond garden has a stone bridge, shrubs and a hill.
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Tofukuji Fumo-in is a Zen garden in Kaisan-do, sub-temples at Tofuku-ji.  The dry landscape karesansui garden here is composed of gravel raked into rectangles of sand arranged in a checkerboard fashion. At the end of the dry garden there is a small island with rocks and trees representing a turtle and a crane which are symbols of longevity.  The stone path that cuts through the garden in front of the main hall results in one of the most unique gardens in Kyoto.  On the east side of the path the lush pond garden has a stone bridge, shrubs and a hill.