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Rikugien
Name:Rikugien 



 
Alternate Name:Iwasaki Residence 
Address:Hongo 
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City:Tky 
State:Tokyo-to 
Postal Code: 
Country:JAPAN 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=35.75; long=139.5
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Contruction Date:1702, throughout the 18th century 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
Hours:9am - 4pm, daily; closed Mondays 
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Added to JGarden:1/1/1998 
Last Updated:8/26/2001 
JGarden Description:This garden is located an 8 minute walk from Komagome Station on the JR Yamanote-sen. In features an 9 hectare stroll garden that includes a koi pond and is known for its azalea. 




Dimly, dimly
In the morning mist that lies
Over Akashi Bay,
My longings follow with the ship
That vanishes behind the distant isle.
Honobono to
Akashi no ura no
Asagiri ni
Shimagakureyuku
Fune o shi zo omou.

  Kokinshu
  9th century

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