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Katsurazaka Entrance to Kenrokuen Garden 桂坂口
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Welcome to IbarakiTrain platform of Kairakuen Station.
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Train platform of Kairakuen Station
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View of Chiba Park from monorail. 綿打池
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Kasumigaike Pond and the famous Kotoji-toro stone lantern 霞ヶ池 徽軫灯籠
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Train platform of Kairakuen Station
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Chiba Park approach
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Famous Kotoji-toro stone lantern 徽軫灯籠
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Plum Blossom Queen at Kairakuen StationShe was passing out maps of the garden. It was a nice touch to see two of these kimono beauties greeting us.
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Plum Blossom Queen
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White weeping cherry blossoms
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Kenrokuen Garden, Ishikawa Pref., Karasaki Pine Tree whose seedlings originally came from the Karasaki Pine Tree in Shiga Pref.
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Entrance to garden via Tokiwa Shrine. One of Japan's three most famous gardens, Kairakuen is especially noted for thousands of plum blossom trees which bloom in Feb. and March.One of Japan's three most famous gardens, Kairakuen is especially noted for thousands of plum blossom trees which bloom in Feb. and March.
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Karasaki Pine Tree in Kenrokuen Garden, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Pref.
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Tokiwa Shrine, MitoDedicated to Lord Mitsukuni Tokugawa, the second lord of Mito, and Nariaki Tokugawa, the ninth lord of Mito and the one who built Kairakuen Garden.
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Bonsai plum treesI bought one of these once and the flowers smelled good before they withred away. The tree also died soon afterward.
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Ropes are strung over the tree to protect it against the weight of snow.
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Crowd at Higashi-mon East GateThis was the defacto main gate and most crowded since it is closest to the train station.
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Karasaki Pine Tree in Kenrokuen Garden 唐崎松
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Entrance to Kyu-Shiba Rikyu Gardens, a real oasis in an urban jungle. Another waterfront garden with classic Japanese-style elements with a pond, pine trees, rocks, and stone lanterns.
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Way to Mogusaen Garden
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Map of Kairakuen, a garden built in 1841 by Tokugawa Nariaki (1800-1860), the ninth Lord of Mito. It is one of Japan's three most famous gardens.
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The Karasaki Pine Tree is the garden's largest pine tree.
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Kyu-Shiba-rikyu was first built in the 17th century and used as the residence of a number of nobles. Purchased from the Arisugawa family in 1875 by the Imperial Household Agency which made it the Shiba Detached Palace.
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Decorating the path to Mogusaen Garden
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Pinickers
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Karasaki Pine Tree in Kenrokuen Garden, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Pref.
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Bird's eye view of Kyu-Shiba Rikyu Gardens as seen from Hamamatsu World Trade Center
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Long uphill slope will keep you panting until the garden entrance.
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Plum blossom-viewing picnickers
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The buildings were destroyed in the Kanto Earthquake in 1923 and the property was donated to Tokyo in 1924 to commemorate the start of Emperor Showa's reign.
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Entrance to Mogusaen Garden
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Red and white plum blossoms
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Horai island 蓬莱島
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Steps to garden
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Statue of Prince Yamato Takeru 日本武尊像(明治紀念之標)Memorial built in 1880 dedicated to the fallen warriors of Ishikawa Prefecture who fought in the Satsuma Rebellion.
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Pine trees and pond
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White plum blossoms, the most common variety, and with the sweetest aroma.
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Statue of Prince Yamato Takeru 日本武尊像
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Neagari-no-matsu Pine tree with rising roots. 根上松
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Shoren'an which is now a restaurant. 松連庵
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Osaka-zuki red plum blossoms 大盃Osaka-zuki

大盃
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Neagari-no-matsu Pine tree with rising roots. 根上松
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Plum tree and Shoren'an
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Plum tree grove, about a week too early.
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Winter cherry blossoms.
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One of the few plum trees in bloom in early Feb.
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Fantastically-shaped plum tree
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Gardeners
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Entrance to Tonogayato Teien Garden, 2-min. walk from Kokubunji Station.
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Entrance to Kiyosumi Teien Gardens. Admission 150 yen.
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Plum blossoms
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Konan Shomu plum blossom 江南所無Prunus mume Kounanshomu
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Map of Tonogayato Teien Garden.
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Koi carp fish
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This garden is very green. Even the pond is deep green.
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Plum Blossom Queens in Kairakuen, Mito
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Tiny pink flowers
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Greenery greets you first.
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Bracing a pine tree for winter snow.
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Iwasaki Yataro, the founder of the Mitsubishi Zaibatsu, acquired the estate in 1878 and developed the garden with a pond and famous stones brought from all over Japan.
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Plum Blossom Queens in Kairakuen, Mito
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Kasumigaike Pond
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ハナモモ はなかいど
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Many matsu pine trees and many stones.
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Centerpiece plum tree but too early for flowers. 寿昌梅
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Karasaki Pine Tree
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Stepping stones, called Isowatari, are another major feature of the garden.
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Shoren'an and picnic tables
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Plum trees and Lake Senba
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Yukimi Stone Lantern
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Stepping stones, called Isowatari. 磯渡り
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View of the city
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Plum trees and Lake Senba
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Isowatari. 磯渡り
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Natural fountain and source of Kasumigaike Pond's water.
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View of the city
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Plum trees and Lake Senba
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Yugao-tei Tea house 夕顔亭
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Isowatari. 磯渡り
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Azalea bushes and Ryotei teahouse
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Dry waterfall
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Wakayama Bokusui Song Monument 若山牧水歌碑
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Torano-o plum blossom (Tiger's Tail) 虎の尾
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Hanamomo
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Stone monuments
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Basho haiku monument 芭蕉天神
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Pine trees and plum trees
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Engetsukyo Bridge, symbol of Ritsurin Park. 栗林公園 偃月橋
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Pine branches and azaleas
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Hanamomo
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Entrance to Koishikawa Korakuen Garden. It opened as a public garden in 1938. The garden is modeled after Chinese concepts and features.Near Iiidabashi Station and Korakuen Station.
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Lookout point 清涼台
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Plum tree grove
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Red and white azaleas
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しゃが
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Bridge to Nakashima island
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Ticket office at Koishikawa Korakuen Garden. Admission 300 yen. Free English pamphlet/map available.
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Lookout point 清涼台
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Plum tree and train
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Bamboo grove
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Nakashima island
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Map of garden. Koishikawa Korakuen Garden is designated as one of Japan's Special Historic Place and Special Scenic Spot. Only select places in Japan (like Kyoto's Kinkakuji) have both designations. 国の特別史跡・特別名勝
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Ryotei teahouse 涼亭
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Lookout point
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Monument proclaiming Kairakuen as one of Ibaraki's 100 Best Sights
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Weeping cherry tree
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Huge and hungry carp
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View from lookout point
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Poem monument
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Takenoko bamboo shoot
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Weeping cherry tree, Koishikawa Korakuen Garden, Tokyo. 枝垂桜
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In case you fall into the pond...
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Basho haiku monument 芭蕉句碑
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This weeping cherry tree is about 60 years old.
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Taisho Memorial Hall
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Daffodil スイセン
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Closeup of white plum blossom
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Weeping cherry tree, Koishikawa Korakuen Garden, Tokyo.
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Big flower
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Bare trees
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Closeup of red plum blossom
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Bato Kannon on top of a hill. 馬頭観音
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World Trade Center in Hamamatsucho overlooks the garden. World Trade Center Building (世界貿易センタービル) in Hamamatsuchō is a 40-story commercial skyscraper. It was once Japan's tallest building in 1970.
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Weeping cherry tree, Koishikawa Korakuen Garden, Tokyo. Called "Shidare-sakura" in Japanese meaning cherry tree with drooping branches.
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Yellow plum blossoms
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Natural spring 湧水
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With Tokyo Dome looming above, Koishikawa Korakuen is another famous Edo-Period Japanese garden originally built by Lord Yorifusa of the Mito Tokugawa Clan in 1629 as part of his Edo estate.The garden was completed under Lord Mitsukuni, the second lord of the Mito clan.
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Bridge to a small island and gazebo
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Yellow plum blossoms
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Plum grove
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Natural spring
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Gazebo on one of the three islands in the pond. あずまや
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Map of garden
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Natural spring 湧水
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Path to natural spring
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次郎弁天の池
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Shorozan hill 小廬山
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Natural spring (cold water)
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Benten Pond
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"Mt. Fuji" with azalea bushes blooming in early May.
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Bamboo grovePine trees, bamboo, and plum blossoms are called Shochikubai in Japanese. This trio of trees is most famous.
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The garden is also noted for fall leaves.
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Tokyo Dome in the background. The garden is right next to Tokyo Dome.
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Omote-mon GateThis supposed to be the front gate.
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Koyo-tei tea ceremony pavilion 紅葉亭
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Kobuntei Villa has exquisite Japanese-style paintings on paper sliding doors. Kobuntei is closed until early 2012 since they are repairing earthquake damage.
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Koyo-tei tea ceremony pavilion, available for rent.
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Larger weeping cherry tree.
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Kobuntei Villa was originally built in 1842 by Tokugawa Nariaki (1800-1860), the ninth Lord of Mito. It was his summer villa.
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View from Koyo-tei
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Tiny flowers
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Kobuntei Villa, fusuma sliding door with painting of plum trees
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"Shidare" actually means "drooping."
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Fountain
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Famous stone
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Kobuntei Villa, fusuma sliding door with painting of azalea
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Administrative building which seems to have been part of the Iwasaki villa.
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Weeping cherry tree, Koishikawa Korakuen Garden, Tokyo.
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Kobuntei Villa, fusuma sliding door with painting of fall leaves
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Inside Administrative building
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Weeping cherries
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Kobuntei Villa
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Little Mermaid at Kurashiki Tivoli Park. 倉敷チボリ公園
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はなにら
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Weeping cherry tree and Tsutenkyo Bridge 通天橋
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Kobuntei Villa
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Suizenji Garden, Kumamoto 水前寺成趣園Mt. Fuji
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Just like Copenhagen.
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Grass 大芝生
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Tsutenkyo Bridge 通天橋
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Bird
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Kobuntei Villa
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Tivoli Park opened in 1998.
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Large weeping cherry tree しだれ桜
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Stone buddha
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Kobuntei Villa, fusuma sliding door with painting of maple leaves
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View from ferris wheel.
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Playground
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Kobuntei Villa
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Japanese Garden
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Folding screen (byobu) rock 屏風岩
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Iris garden
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Kobuntei Villa
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Colorful koi fish see me, and they come...
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Tsutenkyo Bridge 通天橋
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Basho Haiku Monument written with the famous haiku of the frog jumping into the pond. 芭蕉の句碑
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Kobuntei Villa
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View of roller coster from the ferris wheel
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View from Tsutenkyo Bridge 通天橋
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Ryotei teahouse 涼亭
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Kobuntei Villa
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Koi carp fish Frenzy for food.
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