Zenfolio | Ray Kinnane | Korakuen landscape garden, Okayama
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Modified 11-Aug-07
Created 11-Aug-07
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Korakuen garden is considered to be one of the three best landscape gardens in Japan. It is unusual for a Japanese garden, in that it has rolling lawns, rice plantations and rows of tea bushes. It has many parts to it, and many features, and it is beautiful in any season.
Pine and residenceWalkway through lotus plantsView of garden from the hillOkayama Castle visible from the gardenCrepe myrtle in flowerDark streamA glimpse of fast waterFlat bridgeBoat storage and bridgeCurved bridgeBamboo and small treeBambooRiver and garden viewed from the castleBoats on the river beside the gardenSwan pedalos on the riverGardenerPond adjacent to residenceIris streamSmall tea houseLotus plants