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Guide to Japanese gardens throughout  Japan. Japanese gardens (Kanji 日本庭園, nihon teien) are seen in Japanese Temples,  Japanese Castles, Imperial Properties, residences of  former political leaders and wealthy business people.

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    Kenrokuen Garden

    Kenrokuen Garden is considered one of the “Three Great Gardens of Japan” and features a variety of trees, ponds, waterfalls and flowers stretching over 25 acres (100,000 m²). Kenrokuen was first established in the 17th century by the feudal lords of Kaga as their private garden. Kenrokuen means  the ‘Six Attributes Garden’ Read more [...]

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    Ritsurin Garden

    Ritsurin Garden is a famous, historic and beautiful Japanese garden which is designated as a Special Place of Scenic Beauty. Ritsurin Garden is one of the main attractions in the city of Takamatsu (Shikoku Island). Ritsurin Garden, established in 1625, it features bridges, tea house, ponds with koi, paths, small Read more [...]

  • Senganen

    Senganen is a traditional Japanese garden, in Kagoshima Prefecture. Senganen was created for the 19th Lord of the Shimadzu Clan, Mitsuhisa and takes advantage of the backdrop formed by Kinko Bay and Sakurajima.

  • Sankei-en

    Sankei-en is a famous Japanese garden, which is particularly popular in cherry blossom and Autumn seasons. Sankei-en includes ten designated Important Cultural Properties, including the iconic former Tomyoji three story pagoda.

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    Suizenji Park

    Suizenji Park (Suizenji Koen) is considered to one of the most beautiful Japanese gardens in Japan . Suizenji Park is Kumamoto’s second top tourist attraction.

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    Shosei-en Garden

    Shosei-en Garden is a formal Japanese garden, in Kyoto, which affiliated with the Higashi Honganji Temple. Shosei-en Garden features several tea houses, a large pond with a waterfall, stone lanterns along with trees and plants that flower throughout the year. Shosei-en Garden was designed by Ishiyama Saijo in 1643. Most Read more [...]

  • Sento Gosho

    Sento Gosho is a large garden in the Kyoto Imperial Palace Park and next to the Kyoto Imperial Palace. Sento Gosho is the site of the former Sento Imperial Palace which was destroyed several times by fire, however two tea houses still remain. The main feature of Sento Gosho is Read more [...]

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    Murinan Villa

    Murinan Villa was the former villa of Meiji Period soldier and statesman Yamagata Aritomo. Murinan Villa is famous for its strolling Japanese garden which uses the borrow scenery technique and features a pond and two streams. Murinan Villa is near Nanzenji Temple in Kyoto.

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    Yoshikien Garden

    Yoshikien Garden is a beautiful traditional Japanese garden which features a tea house, a Pond Garden, Moss Garden and a Tea Ceremony Flower Garden. Yoshikien Garden is in Nara, near Nara Park and almost next to another famous garden, Isuien Garden.

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    Isuien Garden

    Isuien Garden is the only walking style garden in Nara. Isuien Garden is actually two Japanese gardens that were joined together to form one larger garden. Isuien Garden dates back to the Meiji era (1899).