- Jun 11 2022
- 8:30 AM
- All Base Personnel
“Hydrangea Temple” Amidaji & Joeiji Temple Sesshu Garden Trip
Come visit 2 temples in Yamaguchi Prefecture. Amidaji Temple is well known as “Hydrangea Temple.” The temple grounds are now planted with around 4,000 hydrangea plants from eighty different varieties. You have a chance to buy hydrangea flowers at the temple. Joeiji Temple is a Zen temple famous for its garden, Sesshutei. As its name suggests, the garden was built by the well-known monk, painter, and garden designer Sesshu. It is a live representation of one of Sesshu's landscape paintings. Completed about 500 years ago, Sesshutei utilizes many vertically upright rocks, a style of rock arrangement distinct of the Muromachi Period (1333 - 1573).
- Adult (12 & older) - $46
- Child (11 & under) - $40
Price includes bus seat and admission fees. Bus departs building 411 at 8:30 AM.
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