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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. 




In the shadow of the rocks
The pond water
Glows with the color
Of Andromeda flowers.
Must these fall?



Iso kage no
Miyuru ike mizu
Teru made ni
Sakeru ashibi no
Chiramaku oshi mo

  Ikako no Mabito
  Manyôshuû, vol. 20, no. 4513
  trans. by M.V. Otake

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