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2511 Hamarikyu Gardens, Tokyo

The tea house in Shioiri Pond.

 

Hamarikyu Gardens (浜離宮恩賜庭園 Hama-rikyū Onshi Teien) is a public park in Chūō, Tokyo, Japan. Located at the mouth of the Sumida River, it was opened April 1, 1946. The park is a 250,165 m² landscaped garden surrounding Shioiri Pond, the park itself surrounded by a seawater moat filled by Tokyo Bay. It was remodeled as a public garden park on the site of a villa of the Shogun Tokugawa family in the 17th century.

 

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamarikyu_Gardens

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Taken on September 27, 2011