a closer look at those roots!
There are some nice paintings on doors and elsewhere:
You can view the garden from the rooms, in particular the Kachoden drawing room:
But it's most pleasant to retrieve one's shoes and go strolling.
To me, this was a most satisfying visit. This temple really deserves to be seen, but of course, the peace and quiet are one of its charms!
The following day, I visited several subtemples of Daitokuji. I had the privilege of seeing them withe my good Kyoto friend Aya. I will be posting those pictures soon!