Ryusen-En Garden, Mishima

A small but beautifully landscaped traditional garden

By Peter Sidell    - 1 min read

Next to the Sano Art Museum about a mile south of Mishima Station, Ryusen-En is a small but beautiful Japanese garden, laid out in traditional style around a tranquil carp pond. With its plum and cherry-blossom trees and a small wooded area, it's a very pleasant, relaxing place to stroll around slowly, and there are also a handful of striking sculptures and statues nestled among the greenery.

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Peter Sidell

Peter Sidell @peter.sidell

I came to Japan from Manchester, England in summer 2003, and have travelled a lot since then, around Japan and in Asia. When I`m not working I write satire at www.iothern.blogspot.com and perform stand-up comedy in and around Tokyo. Check my youtube channel `CunningPunster` for a taste.