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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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    Ryoanji Temple

    Ryoanji Temple features one of the most notable examples of the dry-landscape or zen style Japanese gardens. Ryoanji Temple is designated as a Special Place of Scenic Beauty and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a part of the “Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)” listing. The Ryoanji Temple Read more [...]

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    Hamarikyu Gardens

    Hamarikyu Gardens is a landscaped garden around the central Shioiri Pond and is a designated Special Place of Scenic Beauty. Hamarikyu Gardens features cherry blossom in spring time and Autumn leaves in mid November. Other features include a peony garden, plum tree grove and seasonal cosmos flowers. Hamarikyu Gardens, which Read more [...]

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    Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

    Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is a large park and one of the most beautiful in Tokyo featuring Japanese, French and English styles. With 1,500 cherry trees, Shinjuku Gyoen is a very popular location for viewing cherry blossom. Shinjuku Gyoen covers an area of 58 hectares, has a more than 20,000 trees and Read more [...]

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    Koishikawa Korakuen Garden

    Koishikawa Korakuen Garden is a beautiful historic traditional Japanese garden in the Kaiyu-shiki-teien or promenade style with a pond and a pair of hills which represent Mount Lu in China. Koishikawa Korakuen Garden is one of only seven sites in Japan that is designated as a Special Place of Scenic Beauty and Special Read more [...]

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    Rikugien Garden

    Rikugien Garden is a beautiful traditional Japanese garden established in 1702 (Edo Period) along with the villa for Yoshiyasu Yanagisawa, which features the six elements from Japanese tradition. Rikugien Garden features a pond with islands and man made hills, which is typical of this sort of garden in the Edo Read more [...]

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    Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden

    Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden is one of the two surviving Edo Period Japanese gardens in Tokyo. Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden, also known as Kyu Shiba Rikyu Onshi Teien (Former Shiba Villa Gardens), is just the other side of Hamamatsucho Station from the World Trade Center Tokyo, where you can look Read more [...]

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    Shukkeien Garden

    Shukkeien Garden Hiroshima sometimes known as Bridges in Shukkeien is one of the great Japanese gardens. Skukkeien Garden is also significant for its roll in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.

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    Shikinaen Garden

    Shikinaen Garden was part of the Shuri Castle complex, however today the grounds of Shuri Castle have been reduced, leaving the Shikinaen Garden 1.5km from the center of Shuri Castle. Shikinaen Garden is in the outer suburbs of Naha on the main island of Naha Okinawa and a World Heritage Read more [...]

  • Ichijodani Asakura Family Gardens

    Ichijodani Asakura Family Gardens are four Japanese gardens (Suwa Yakata-ato, Asakura Yakata-ato, Yudono-ato, and Nanyoji-ato) within the site of the Ichijodani Asakura Family Historic Ruins in Fukui. Together these four gardens are designated as a Special Place of Scenic Beauty.

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    Kairakuen is most famous for its 3000 plum trees (the most any where in Japan) which flower in early spring. There are over 100 different varieties of plum trees in Kairakuen, which is one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan. Kairakuen is in Mito.