Meigetsuin Iris Garden - Meigetsuin, also known as Ajisaidera or Hydrangea Temple since many Hime Ajisai Princess Hydrangea are planted on the grounds coming into season in June - the rainy season in Japan. Meigetsuin's main hall features a circular moon viewing window, which frames the scenery of the inner garden behind it. The inner garden is famous for its iris garden. Meigetsu means bright moon or harvest moon. In Japan rabbits are associated with the moon, and so rabbit motifs are found on some decorations in and around the temple and gardens. Live rabbits are also kept on the temple grounds. Meigetsuin Temple is of the Rinzai Zen Buddhism sect, and was established as a sub-temple of Zuisenji.