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Note how the scenery changes as you walk around the pond.

Oyakuen literally means “medicinal herb garden”. I understand that the garden was part of a villa... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
tomizuta1953
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Funabashi, Japan
BEAUTIFUL SMALL TRANQUIL GARDEN WITH HERB GARDEN

Oyakuen is a small garden well worth visiting. It was originally designed in 1696 but fell into... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2016
austranomads
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Australia
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29 Dec 2017
“Note how the scenery changes as you walk around the pond.”
26 Nov 2016
“BEAUTIFUL SMALL TRANQUIL GARDEN WITH HERB GARDEN”
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Oyakuen literally means “medicinal herb garden”. I understand that the garden was part of a villa of the Ashina family that ruled Aizu until the late sixteenth century. Upon the fall of the Ashina family, rule of Aizu moved to the Gamou family the first...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 26 November 2016

Oyakuen is a small garden well worth visiting. It was originally designed in 1696 but fell into ruin during the Boshin War of 1868 and was subsequently restored, becoming a Nationally Renown Garden in 1932. We went there about 9.00am and pretty much had it...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

The garden has many different herb plants, a pond with koi and a number of ducks also take up residence there; and a tea house. It is a relaxing stroll through the gardens and around the pond. A camera and walking shoes would be recommended;...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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