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Gyoen Teien
Name:Gyoen Teien 



 
Alternate Name:Ninomaru Teien, East Garden of the Imperial Palace 
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City:Chiyoda-ku 
State:Tokyo-to 
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Country:JAPAN 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=35.6833; long=139.75
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Added to JGarden:12/27/2000 
Last Updated:12/27/2000 
JGarden Description:Gyoen Teien is the East Garden of the present Imperial Palace in Tokyo. Construction of a garden on the site began in 1630 and it was rebuilt again in 1645 but it has had so many transformations since that time that it's current design is firmly grounded in the 19th and 20th centuries. It is a stroll garden with several memorable views including a rock waterfall, a stone beach and a stone lantern. 




The leaves of the trees are falling.
In the house one cannot hear anything--
Both nights when showers fall
And nights when showers do not fall.

  Minamoto Yorizane
  trans. by Arthur Waley
  12th century

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