Zen Garden in Kyoto Gains Color as Flowers Bloom

The Yomiuri Shimbun

Blooming balloon flowers add colorful accents to the garden of Tentoku-in at the Tofukuji temple complex in Kyoto. A special exhibition of the flowers is being held through July 17 at the Zen garden, where about 200 balloon flowers bloom. The garden opens from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and charges an admission fee of ¥500 for high school students and older and ¥300 for elementary and junior high school students.