Renowned Zen Gardens
Meant to evoke tranquility, Japanese-style Zen gardens focus on the arranged beauty of rocks, water, moss and trees. Every Zen garden is different, and they can be adapted to fit any space. Below are some of the most historic Japanese gardens built around Buddhist temples. See this Accent story for more on the art and science of Zen gardens.
Zuiho-in © Corbis
Saiho-ji Garden. © Corbis
Rozan-ji Temple © Corbis
Banryueti Rock Garden © Kenneth Hamm/Corbis