【Korakuen】 Japan's three big name garden in Okayama prefecture That one!

Okayama Korakuen is a garden that made the Okayama domain 's second lord lodger Ikeda Tamaki [Ishida Tsunamasa] as a place of relief for the lord about 300 years ago from now.
In the Korakuen in the Edo period, if there is forgiveness, the people can also enter, while the tactics who prefer Noh show their own dancing and the lords after the administration are absenting Okayama at the commuter exchange He also decided the day and showed the garden.
It is wonderful that we can enjoy the garden that the people of the Edo period also loved, too.

Let's relax and take a walk in the beautiful garden!

As you visit in autumn, the autumnal leaves of the thousands of forests that turn red in color are a must-see.
Until November 20 to November 30, 2015 17:00 to 20:30 to as the "autumn of fantasy garden" night have been made also special opening of the park between.
You can enjoy the beautiful scenery in the four seasons, events and events are held every month so it is essential to check.

【business hours】
7: 30 ~ 18: 00 (It enters by 15 minutes before closing)
※ From October 1 to March 19, 8: 00 ~ 17: 00
【entrance fee】
400 yen
※ Korakuen · Okayama Castle Ticket is 560 yen

There is no doubt that it will be overwhelmed by the magnificence of Okayama castle tower!

It is Okayama castle immediately next to Korakuen.
Okayama castle was built by Hideto Ukita, one of the five Toyotomi elderly citizens in 1597. From the black appearance it is also known as "Crown Castle".

Okayama Castle
Location: 2-3-1 Marunouchi Kita-ku, Okayama-shi, Okayama Prefecture
アクセス:城下駅から徒歩約10分 岡山駅からバスで県庁前で下車後徒歩5分
Opening Hours: 9: 00 ~ 17: 30 (Reception is open until 17:00)

【Kairakuen】 Japan's three big name garden in Ibaraki prefecture No.2!

Kairakuen is the museum of the 9th generation Mito Tokugawa clan lord Tokugawa Yoshiaki (Juko 1800 ~ 1860) kneading and creating the landscaping concept himself, especially for Yoshimunei, it is said that the government decided its position and construction design I will. The name of Kairakuen was taken from a passage of "Mengko", a Chinese classic, "Old people enjoy with the people and the other, so it will be enjoyable" and "Kairakuen" It is stated that the rest (Yoshiaki) will be as fun as the public.
This is a wonderful historical garden.

"Moso bamboo forest"
Green bamboo forest is also bright. It is a scenery that you can not see easily in the usual way.

The inside of the garden is very large, it seems there are several routes.
The park of about 13ha planted about one hundred varieties, three thousand pieces of plum, early spring in the crowded in Miume customers.
However, the Japanese garden is designed to be beautiful every season so you can enjoy the garden no matter when you go!

"Coco Kusan" This white stone is a marble of Ibaraki, and it seems that there is a lot of spring water around here. It seems to be good for eye diseases, but unfortunately it can not be drunk. It is cool and beautiful spring water.

Kairakuen in Ibaraki prefecture · Mito city think that plum season is the best, but in September the Hagi bloom, there seems to be sightseeing throughout the year! The lush "Moso Bamboo Forest" and the marble "Koen Ichizen" springs springs are the mast points!

Location: Tabanacho, Mito city, Ibaraki prefecture
アクセス:水戸駅[南口]から徒歩約33分 水戸駅から約20分バスで偕楽園下車後徒歩約5分
Opening Hours: 【Kairakuen】 6: 00 ~ 19: 00 (February 20 - September 30), 7: 00 ~ 18: 00 (October 1 - February 19) 【Koi Tatei】 9: 00 to 17: 00 (February 20 - September 30), 9: 00-16: 30 (October 1 - February 19)


It passes through the rest house near the eastern gate of Kairakuen, walks across the Yakari bridge and it is a 1,000 lake!
Swans and black birds are swimming in peaceful places and are a pleasant place. Those who are tired after walking around in Kairakuen are also recommended to take a break on the bench while watching the lake!

Speaking of Mito this person! !
It's "Tokugawa Mitsukuni"! You can also see the city of Mito from the park with this lake.

Senba Lake
Place: Senba Town, Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture
Access: About 22 minutes on by walk from Mito station [South Exit]

【Kenrokuen】 Japanese garden in Ishikawa prefecture Part 3!

Snow scenery of the garden is also beautiful.
Although walking is a bit painful in the snow, the garden × snow seems to be quite romantic dating ♡
spring cherry blossoms, summer is Hazakura, fall foliage, winter snow scenery varies throughout the four seasons and Japanese Gardens.
Kenrokuen which was built as a garden of the Kaga clan during the Edo period is a venerable Japanese garden that can be counted as one of Japan's three national parks.

"Kanazawa Castle - Kenrokuen Light Up - Autumn Stage II -" that you can enjoy autumn leaves is being held from Friday, November 20th to Sunday, November 29th.
You can enjoy the light up of Kenrokuen and Kanazawa Castle Park.
Unfortunately Kenrokuen does not have Christmas events, but it is enough to enjoy Japanese

Location: 1-4 in Kanegali-cho, Kanazawa city, Ishikawa prefecture
アクセス:金沢駅[東口]から徒歩約29分 金沢駅からバスで兼六園下、広坂、出羽町下車
Business hours: March 1 - October 15/7: 00-18: 00, 16th October - late February / 8: 00-17: 00

popular spot of the current most talked that I absolutely want to go together with Kenrokuen ♡

Museum of Contemporary Art in Japan 【21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa】
It is an art museum built with the theme of "In a museum where you can easily come by cooking on a cup."

A match between Japanese design and contemporary space is wonderful !
Design of the sum of overseas sightseeing for those who of customer popular there is.

This is a work called "a man measuring clouds".
An American movie "Life sleep" is a model. In response to the question of what the hero is going to do from now on the climax of this movie, he answered "I am measuring with clouds".

"Color activity house (Color Activity House)" outside the museum
The color itself produced by the overlapping of the glass walls of various colors is a work of art.

This is "Blue Planet Sky"
There are square windows on the ceiling, and the sky seems to be exhibited as one of the art.

Aquarium "Swimming pool" as if you are in the water even though you are not using water at all
It is a contemporary art museum that many people can feel familiar with and enjoy it.

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
Place: 1-2-1 Hirosaka, Kanazawa city, Ishikawa prefecture
Access: About 22 minutes on by walk from Nomachi station [exit]
Business hours: 10: 00-18: 00 (10: 00- 20: 00 on Friday and Saturday)