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Rikugien Stroll Garden

A stroll garden made by Yanagisawa-Yoshimasa and designed to represent 88 picturesque scenes. The name of the garden comes from the six principles of Chinese poetry. The garden was given to the City of Tokyo in 1938. It has a central pond with small islands and the islands have a collection of rare stones. There is a high point in the north of the garden which provides a viewpoint and the south-east section of the garden is flat.

Honkomagome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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  • over 8 years by Anonymous 5 / 5

    A beautiful garden around which to stroll and relax. My wife and I spent 4 glorious hours just looking out over the lake and watching the world go by!

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Rikugien Stroll Garden, Japan Photograph ©
Rikugien Stroll Garden, Tokyo Photograph ©