Koko-en Garden

A moment of peace

By Takane Shoji    - 1 min read

Right in front of Himeji Castle is a gorgeous Japanese Garden that is called Koko-en Garden. The small waterfall and meticulously trimmed pine tree both serve to create a quintessentially Japanese space - one that makes you feel as though you have unwound the clock for almost 200 years. If you are visiting Himeji, Koko-en Garden is surely a worthy stop.

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Takane Shoji

Takane Shoji @takane.shoji

Currently studying at a university in the United States, he has been an avid photographer, as well as a passionate writer with an extensive overseas experience from his residence in Singapore, Tokyo, and New York. He is excited to shed a mix of native and foreign light upon some of the hidden gems of Tokyo and Osaka.