Must-see Japanese Gardens in Nagoya

Must-see Japanese Gardens in Nagoya

Nagoya is one of the most significant urban areas on The Land of the Rising Sun. It is located in central Honshu, and it is also part of the Chukyo Metropolitan Area. From the 9 million inhabitants of Chukyo, 2.3 million people live in Nagoya. Some amazing natural sights, such as Ise Bay or Kiso River surround the city of Nagoya. In the heart of the city, there are several other natural sights as well. Parks and Japanese gardens are the pride of each and every city located in Japan. Nagoy... [ read more ]

Most Beautiful Japanese Gardens in Kyoto

Most Beautiful Japanese Gardens in Kyoto

Kyoto is undoubtedly the most traditional Japanese city. It was the capital of the country for more than a millennium, so it is not surprising that Kyoto had preserved several traditions of Japanese culture. It is a very significant city from the point of view of history as well as from cultural and touristic perspectives: Kyoto is visited by millions of people every year. The 2400 temples, the 4 major geisha districts, the 70 Japanese gardens and several other touristic sights contribute... [ read more ]

Top 5 Japanese Gardens in Tokyo

Top 5 Japanese Gardens in Tokyo

Japanese gardens (or Nihon Teien) are very important symbols of Japanese art and culture. The gardens represent idealized landscapes with amazing views. They can be rock gardens, Zen gardens, roji, stroll gardens or courtyard gardens. These gardens usually include sand, ponds, rocks and of course, plants and flowers. The aesthetic pleasure of the gardens appeared in the Edo Period. Since than, Japanese gardens had conquered the world: they not only attract tourists, but many Japanese gard... [ read more ]

Three Most Beautiful Japanese Gardens

Three Most Beautiful Japanese Gardens

Gardens in Japan have their own style, personality. They are usually divided in three categories: Chaniwa (tea), Tsukiyama (hill), Karesansui (dry) Gardens and can be found in temples and palaces. Nowadays, though, many gardens were created near hotels, public facilities or in residences of public figures. You can find a garden in almost every city, though the following ones are considered the three most beautiful Japanese gardens on the whole island. Kenrokuen Garden Located in Kanazawa c... [ read more ]