六義園

27 Mar

Yesterday we went to the 六義園 (Rikugien Japanese Garden) because the (Cherry Blossoms) are in bloom now.

Before we left home, my wife and daughters made a picnic lunch for us…so we had a 花見 (Cherry Blossom Viewing picnic) in the garden.

From there, we walked up to the 東京大学 (University Of Tokyo) area before we went home.

Here are some of the photos I took:

桜 (Cherry Blossoms)

桜 (Cherry Blossoms)

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Japanese traditional tea house

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鯉 (Carp)

鯉 (Carp)

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Japanese landscape artists

Japanese landscape artists

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椿 (Camellia)

椿 (Camellia)

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8 Responses to “六義園”

  1. cuteandcurls March 29, 2009 at 5:12 pm #

    Sorry i wasnt specific there …they were Chinese gardens 😀 i did goo to one in the UK at the Kew Gardens, its not a big proper one as I see here …im making a note for places to go and see when Im in Japan. Plans will be next year if nothing goes wrong!

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    • tokyo5 March 29, 2009 at 5:47 pm #

      Chinese gardens are beautiful too. In many ways similar to a Japanese garden.

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  2. cuteandcurls March 28, 2009 at 2:40 pm #

    Such beautiful photos, so serene and peaceful from my view! That camelia flower is gorgeous.

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    • tokyo5 March 28, 2009 at 9:16 pm #

      Thanks.
      Japanese gardens are very beautiful.

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      • cuteandcurls March 29, 2009 at 1:19 pm #

        They truly are, ive only been to the ones in China, truly beautiful and peaceful.

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      • tokyo5 March 29, 2009 at 2:29 pm #

        Were they Japanese gardens in China? Or Chinese gardens?

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  3. Squampton March 27, 2009 at 9:24 am #

    Beautiful Camellia! They always remind me of “Sanjuro”.

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    • tokyo5 March 27, 2009 at 10:31 am #

      >They always remind me of “Sanjuro”.

      Well, that flower’s name in Japanese is 「椿」 (Tsubaki)…and that movie’s name (in Japanese) is 「椿三十郎」 (Tsubaki Sanjuro).

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