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Holland Park Japanese Garden
URL:Goto this web site  http://www.gardenvisit.com/g/holl1.htm 
Name:Holland Park Japanese Garden garden photo
Holland Park, London
Photo: Nick Silva



 
Alternate Name:Kyoto Garden 
Address:Kensington High St and Holland Park Ave. 
Mailing Address: 
City:London 
State:England 
Postal Code:W8/W11 
Country:UNITED KINGDOM 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=51.5005; long=-0.1933
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Phone:+44 (0)171.602.9483 
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Contruction Date:1991 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
Hours: 
Admission:Free 
Added to JGarden:1/1/1999 
Last Updated:5/2/2004 
JGarden Description:The formal gardens and a large area of woodland came into public ownership after Holland House was bombed during the Second World War. The park is now open to the public.

The Kyoto Garden in Holland Park is a medium-sized pond and waterfall garden London City Park and was opened in 1991 to celebrate the Japanese Festival, and refurbished in 2001 as part of Japan 2001. Both the original design and refurbishment were carried out by a team of garden specialists flown over from Kyoto. The Detroit Free Press described it as one of "three places in London you'll never forget" (along with the Cabinet War Rooms and Portobello Road). 




Good people of old
Looked oft at Mount Yoshino
And said that it was good.
Good people of our time,
Take a good look
At the good mountain of Yoshino!
Good people,
Take a good look!!

  Emperor Temmu
  Manyôshû
  trans. by Charles Terry (?)
  7th century

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