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  1. An impressive and informative history of Japanese gardens, both sacred and secular. Many of Japan’s best gardens are covered in detail with helpful diagrams and photographs illustrating characteristic techniques and artistic devices.

    The Daikakuju Temple and pond is one of the oldest pleasure gardens, constructed around 834 (Heian Period). The palace is gone, but Osawa Lake survives as the oldest known chisen style garden–designed to be enjoyed from a boat. Here is the Daikakuju Temple dragon bo

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