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Ippakutei, Embassy of Japan
Name:Ippakutei, Embassy of Japan 



 
Alternate Name: 
Address:2520 Massachusetts Avenue NW 
Mailing Address: 
City:Washington 
State:Washington DC 
Postal Code:20008 
Country:UNITED STATES 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=38.915808; long=-77.056008
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Weather:current weather 
Phone:+1.202.238.6700 
Fax:+1.202.328.2187 
E-Mail: 
Contact: 
Designer(s): 
Contruction Date:1960 
Public/Private:PRIVATE 
Hours:By appointment only. All Federal and some Japanese holidays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's 
Admission:No admission fee 
Added to JGarden:1/1/1999 
Last Updated:4/3/2003 
JGarden Description:The Japanese Embassy used to give private tours of its small garden and tea-house, as well as the Old Ambassador's Residence, but these are apparently no longer available. The tea-house is situated in a gravel-and-moss garden styled after the famous Kyoto garden, Ryoanji. It is surrounded by cherry trees, which also line the walk to the garden.

1 acre 




Before the wind of spring
Has tangled the fine threads
Of the green willow --
Now would I show it
To my love.

  Manyôshuû
  trans. by W.G. Aston, 1899

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