Kōtō-in

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Entrance to Kōtō-in, a sub-temple of Daitoku-ji

Kōtō-in (高桐院?) is a sub-temple of Daitoku-ji, Kyoto, Japan. It was founded by Hosokawa Tadaoki. There is a teahouse, the Shōkō-ken, and the gardens are celebrated for their momiji.[1] A pair of Southern Song monochrome hanging scrolls with landscape have been designated a National Treasure.[2] Many other works are aired annually in October.[3]

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  1. ^ Treib, Marc; Herman, Rob (2003). A Guide to the Gardens of Kyoto. Kodansha. p. 63. ISBN 4-7700-2953-5. 
  2. ^ "Database of Registered National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 7 April 2011. 
  3. ^ Levine, Gregory P.A. (2005). Daitokuji: The Visual Cultures of a Zen Monastery. University of Washington Press. p. 255. ISBN 0-295-98540-2. 

Coordinates: 35°02′35″N 135°44′36″E / 35.04306°N 135.74333°E / 35.04306; 135.74333