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  • JGarden - Gardens
    Oakland State California Postal Code 94612 Country UNITED STATES Latitude Longitude lat 37 812328 long 122 253748 Find Gardens Nearby Weather Phone 1 415 273 3186 Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Construction Period Public Private PUBLIC Hours Mon Fri 10 00am 3 00pm Sat Sun 10 00am 5 00pm and Nov Apr 10 00am 4 00pm Closed Thanksgiving Christmas New Year s Admission No charge parking is 3 on

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=269 (2016-02-10)
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  • JGarden - Gardens
    16th century and late 19th century Public Private PRIVATE Hours 5pm 9pm Admission No additional cost with a meal Added to JGarden 9 21 2003 Last Updated 9 21 2003 Sources Journal of Japanese Gardening No 34 p 9 http www mainichi co jp english food archives food 990706 html accessed 9 21 03 JGarden Description The Ganko Sushi chain of restaurants bought this old villa and opened a high quality and low price outdoor yuka restaurant here in 1995 The villa was originally the home of Ryoi Suminokura a wealthy merchant in the 15th and 16th centuries Later Aritomo Yamagata the statesman who also created Murin an and one of the founders of the Meiji government lived here and transformed the garden The site is about 3 300 sq meters of which 2 600 sq meters is the garden The original garden was created by Kobori Enshu and then later modified by the prominent Meiji garden builder Ogawa Jihei under the guidance of Yamagata The garden itself is composed of a winding stream interspersed with trees and stone lanterns A path winds through the site and it is beautifully lit making it a wonderful place for an after dinner

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=618 (2016-02-10)
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  • JGarden - Gardens
    Postal Code Country JAPAN Latitude Longitude lat 36 5667 long 136 65 Find Gardens Nearby Phone Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Contruction Date 1920 s Public Private PUBLIC Hours House and garden are open 9am 5pm 8am 6pm in the summer Admission Added to JGarden 9 21 2003 Last Updated 9 21 2003 Sources Kanazawa The Other Side of Japan Ruth Stevens p 194 JGarden Description This garden and house includes a fascinating history The story begins with Nomura Denbei a samurai at the end of the Edo period who when he was cut off from his stipend with the Meiji Restoration attempted to cultivate apple orchards on his 3 300 sq meter estate in the Nagamachi section of town For a while Kaga ringo apple were very popular in Tokyo and the business flourished But when apple production shifted to Tohoku northern Japan Nomura was forced to sell off his land The last section was purchased by a local industrialist in the early Showa period The new owner moved an old house here from Daishoji cho and constructed an Enshu style garden and tea house The name Onikawa is derived from the yôsui waterway running from the house

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    Contruction Date early Edo Public Private PUBLIC Hours 9am 5pm Admission Added to JGarden 1 1 1998 Last Updated 9 21 2003 Sources Journal of Japanese Gardening No 34 pp 16 17 JGarden Description Large gingko tree in entrance brilliant yellow in the fall pond garden with rocks bridge shrubs and moss Rengeji style lanterns maples and gingko are outstanding in the fall This peaceful garden features a small but beautiful pond set against a hillside of cascading maple foliage The main building was once located in central Kyoto near the present day site of Kyoto Station but was moved here in 1663 by Chikayoshi Imaeda an official of the Kaga Daimyo the powerful clan that ran the region currently known as Ishikawa Prefecture This site on the north bank of the Takano River was created to honor Imaeda s grandfather The pond is located on the immediate north side of the sukiya style structure While there is a path in the current garden the site is primarily intended to be viewed from within the structure a kansho or viewing garden In addition to the garden itself the site lends its name to a stone lantern style that begins here

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    125 0052 Country JAPAN Latitude Longitude lat 35 6667 long 139 85 Find Gardens Nearby Phone 81 0 3 3657 8577 Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Construction Period Public Private PUBLIC Hours 9am 5pm closed on the 4th Monday of each month Admission 100 yen for entry tea and sweets are extra Added to JGarden 3 8 2001 Last Updated 4 6 2003 JGarden Description This beautiful garden is the fomer residence of Yamamoto Einosuke The sukiya style home and surrounding garden were opened to the public in 1991 It is run as a sort of informal tea house Visitors have the run of the house Green tea and sweets are served by women periodically moving through the house The site is not primarily a tourist destination and members of the local community frequently come here to hang out The garden is a 20th century work Yamamoto moved here in 1923 after the Great Kanto Earthquake destroyed his Asakusa home The house kura warehouse and gate were already in place He renovated the house and added a Western style room inn 1930 Modern amenities such as bathrooms and kitchen were added later The garden wraps around the entire house

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=589 (2016-02-10)
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  • JGarden - Gardens
    Address City Kyoto shi State Kyoto hu Postal Code Country JAPAN Latitude Longitude lat 35 long 135 75 Find Gardens Nearby Phone Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Kobori Enshu Contruction Date 1602 renovated 1624 26 Edo period Public Private PUBLIC Hours 8 45am 4pm closed Dec 26 Jan 3 Admission Added to JGarden 1 1 1996 Last Updated 10 22 2001 JGarden Description Built by Tokogawa Ieyasu the first of the Tokugawa shoguns it was intended as a residence but quickly abandoned when the family relocated to Edo Tokyo After the Meiji restoration in 1868 Nijo became an imperial villa but it was given to the City of Kyoto in 1939 Iemitsu 3rd Tokugawa shogun was responsible for hiring Kobori Enshu to renovate the garden and expand the buildings in 1624 in preparation for a visit by Emperor Gomizuno 1596 1680 This renovation was not the last however and Ninomaru Teien has undergone several alterations since then At times the large central lake has been a dry garden though it is not known if this was the original design The garden is about one acre in size and lies southwest of the castle itself It is possible to stroll

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    Mail Contact Designer s Contruction Date Kamakura Public Private PUBLIC Hours Admission Added to JGarden 12 28 2000 Last Updated 12 28 2000 JGarden Description The temple is said to have first been built during the Heian period on the higher ground to the rear of the site but was moved to its presnt location and then rebuilt during the Kamakura period The main garden was probably built at this

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=438 (2016-02-10)
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    City Kyoto shi State Kyoto hu Postal Code Country JAPAN Latitude Longitude lat 35 11667 long 135 8 Find Gardens Nearby Phone 81 0 75 781 2954 Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Ishikawa Jozan Contruction Date 1636 1641 Edo period Public Private PUBLIC Hours Admission Added to JGarden 1 1 1998 Last Updated 8 22 2003 JGarden Description Built by Ishikawa Jozan 1584 1672 after he was exiled from Edo by the Tokugawas this small garden served as Ishikawa s refuge to study tea philosophy and garden design He moved to this iste in the hill sof northeastern Kyoto in 1636 It was not designed in the contemporary tea garden style though it has changed somewhat from the original It s memorable features include a large camellia tree a bamboo forest framing the entrance karikomi azaleas maples a shishi odoshi and its blending of interior and exterior spaces The garden uses a common arrangement of dry gravel in the foreground clipped karikomi azaleas in the midground and a verdant hillside the background His house consists of a kitchen and living quarters reading rooms living room and a small tower built for mooon viewing The main foyer basts portraits of

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