What's in a name? A rose by another name would smell just as sweet! Shakespeare couldn't say it better. The ... More
What's in a name? A rose by another name would smell just as sweet! Shakespeare couldn't say it better. The Kyu-Furukawa Garden is famous for its rose garden. Here, the roses are named after famous people. So you can even call the rose Princess Michiko or Charles-De-Gaulle. It even goes to the extent of naming the flower after cities and virtues. So you can always expect something like 'Paris' flower or 'Kyoto' flower. This garden is a must visit because it has a 10m high waterfall, a miniature replica of a gorge and an 'Oku-No-In' style stone lantern. Even the pond at this garden is shaped like the Japanese kanji for heart. Admission is free for Jr. High school students and Elementary school students residing in Tokyo.
This enchanting garden, first created in 1629, is a delightful place to visit at any time of the year. Koraku
means to 'enjoy afterwards' and the garden was designed as a place of peaceful, quiet contemplation. It's only a ...
The garden is reminiscent of Kyoto and predates the buildings in the compound. The landscaping is attributed to Kobori Enshu,
a renowned master. There is the ubiquitous heart shaped pond, stocked with turtles and carp and a teahouse removed ...
Sky Garden Observatory is located on the 69th floor of Japan's tallest skyscraper, , in futuristic Minato Mirai 21, Yokohama's
showcase community of sleek high rise buildings, ultramodern shopping malls, museums, hotels, convention centers, office buildings, and homes. There ...