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Asakura Suwayakata Residence (Ruins)
Name:Asakura Suwayakata Residence (Ruins) 



 
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City:Asuwa-gun 
State:Fukui-ken 
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Country:JAPAN 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=36; long=136.25
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Contruction Date:Momoyama (c. 1568) 
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Added to JGarden:12/28/2000 
Last Updated:12/28/2000 
JGarden Description:This garden was one of several owned by Asakura Yoshikage, the powerful daimyo of the Echizen province during the Sengoku (Warring States) period. All of these gardens were built in the Ichijoudani. This particular site was built for his mistress, Shôshônotsubone, beginning in 1568. It has an upper and lower level and a large central vertical stone in a 'rock and waterfall' formation. To the left of this composition is another very large 'lotus leaf' stone. 




At the mountain's ridge,
Where the bright moon is rising
Into a clear sky,
A single bundle of clouds
Hesitates, then fades away.

  Eifuku Mon-in (1271-1342)
  Gyokuyôshû

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