Sky Forest 1

Sky Forest 1

Sky Forest 2

Sky Forest 2

Sky Forest 3

Sky Forest 3

Sky Forest Garden

空森庭

Genji Kyoto Hotel

Kyoto, Japan

 

The Sky Forest Garden is not a replica of one of the gardens found in the Tale of Genji, but rather encompasses the passion for the subtlety and complexity of Nature that is expressed in the Tale. 

Guests are invited to retreat from the city for a while here and enjoy a drink, a conversation with friends or just a quiet moment alone. This sort of retreat away from the city, within the city, has been referred to in Japan as a "Hermitage within the City" (shichū’in 市中隠) or a “Mountain Hut within the City” (shichū no sankyo 市中の山居).