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Yashiro Japanese Garden
URL:Goto this web site  http://www.ci.olympia.wa.us/information/sites/yashiro.asp 
Name:Yashiro Japanese Garden 



 
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Address:900 Plum St. SE 
Mailing Address: 
City:Olympia 
State:Washington 
Postal Code:98501-1583 
Country:UNITED STATES 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=47.040533; long=-122.891862
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Weather:current weather 
Phone:+1.360.753.8380 (parks & recreation department) 
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Construction Period: -  
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
Hours:Open dawn to dusk 
Admission:free 
Added to JGarden:7/8/2000 
Last Updated:2/3/2002 
JGarden Description:The garden is a hill and pond style, honoring Olympia's sister city Yashiro, Japan. Classic gates, built without nails, open into a walled space where splashing water muffles the sound of the city. Smooth stones contrast with lacy maples and spiky clumps of iris. Two cutstone lanterns and a 13-tier pagoda were gifts to the garden from the city of Yashiro. 




With a soft flutter
How the yellow roses drop--
The roar of the falls.

  Basho
  17th century

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