The Garden Guide

Book: Landscape Gardening in Japan, 1912
Chapter: Chapter1. History

Yedo Castle garden

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There remain to be mentioned the garden of the Shogun in Yedo Castle properly called Kin-En, but generally known as the Fukiage garden, and those of his detached palaces in the same city, namely,�the Hama Rikiu at Shiodome, and the Shiba Rikiu in Shiba. These have all become Imperial gardens, as also the Tei-En of the old Kishiu Yashiki, which, after the Restoration, was converted into a temporary palace and occupied by the Emperor until the present new palace was completed. The Imperial garden parties to view the cherry blossoms are held in the Hama Rikiu, and the chrysanthemum shows in the Tei-En.