Takamerue, the Zen meditation center, is constructed to help those who need a break from their daily lives reach Zen in peace. In the crowded city o Kyoto, this center provides peace and relaxation. Whether you are a guest or lifelong monk, living quarters are available to help you journey to enlightenment. Many other areas are also provided such as the Cafe., Tea room, and meditation areas. The cafe and tea room are constructed next to the guest center and allow guests to enjoy the rock garden while having a cup of tea. The Mediation centers are located at the South end of the site, both on the ground level and underground, for different levels of privacy. Concentrating closely with the water element, a fountain circulates both around at different elevations of the site. With a great deal of naturally lit and also dark spaces, this is the perfect place for all.