Nanzen-ji is a the headquarters of the Nanzen-ji branch of Rinzai Zen Buddhism. The compounds of Nanzen-ji are nationally designated Historic Sites and the Hojo gardens a Place of Scenic Beauty and also a National Treasure of Japan. Hojo-teien karesansui garden is said to have been laid out by Kobori Enshu. The designer of Ko-Hojo garden also called Nyoshin-tei with sharp stones protruding from the sands is unknown, though also possibly Kobori Enshu as well.
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