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Moroto Residence
Name:Moroto Residence 



 
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City:Kuwana-shi 
State:Mie-ken 
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Country:JAPAN 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=35.0667; long=136.667
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Contruction Date:Meiji 
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Added to JGarden:12/28/2000 
Last Updated:12/28/2000 
JGarden Description:Thes gardens were built around this renowned merchant family residence include a variety of interesting features. There are actually four gardens here: a stroll garden designed around a pond, an iris garden, a yatsuhashi (zig-zag bridge) garden, and a fourth garden off the study. The latter is said to have been constructed from aterials removed from the old Kuwana-jo Castle garden. The pond garden is very lush and is dotted with low, stone lanterns, a prayer rock and several subtly integrated pines. A flagstone path bisects a cleared area under a fuji-dana (wisteria arbor). 




Even to someone
Free of passions this sadness
Would be apparent:
Evening in autumn over
A marsh where a snipe rises.

  Saigyô
  12th century

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