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The best Japanese gardens

From Shinjuku Gyoen to Okayama Korakuen, our gallery charts Japan’s most beautiful gardens. Whether you prefer wild flowers or stylized rock sculptures, there's something to suit every taste in this country of garden lovers.

Katie Ramsingh
Katie Ramsingh,

Garden design and gardening in general are strong passions of the Japanese, so it makes sense that the country should be home to some of the world’s most beautiful gardens. From the breathtaking Kawachi Wisteria Garden of Fukuoka that’s a favourite of flower lovers to the traditional Sorakuen Garden in Hyogo that’s perfect for those trying to find zen, there is a garden to suit every taste in Japan.



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