What to Expect
You can visit various types of beautiful Japanese gardens through this tour.
1. A pure land style garden
Pure land style garden is a style of Buddhist temple garden which intends to reproduce the Pure Land, or a Buddhist paradise.
2. A pond and island garden
Pond gardens are often designed for a pleasure of walking or sitting in a beautiful environment surrounded by nature.
3. A dry landscape garden (or ZEN garden)
Development of Zen gardens was a way to express Zen thoughts. It does not use water and instead express water figuratively using materials such as sands and gravels.
4. An early morden naturalistic style garden
5. Tea garden (Roji garden)
Tea garden is a path which leads visitors from the everyday world to the Tea house, where tea ceremony is held.
6. A palace style garden
Palace style gardens are originated from a garden attached to a palace style building, which belonged to an aristocrat or imperial family member.