Koishikawa Korakuen In Spring

After the cherry blossoms have fallen

By Michelle Madden    - 1 min read

Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens was developed around 1629 during the Edo period. The development of this Japanese style garden was actually inspired by the concepts of Shushunsui, a Chinese Confucian scholar. In the design of the gardens certain elements such as the full moon bridge are directly influenced by the Chinese style of gardening. This garden is a unique blend of both Japanese and Chinese culture. It is also one of the oldest gardens on Tokyo.

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Michelle Madden

Michelle Madden @michelle.madden

I'm a young South African who has traveled many hours to visit the land of the rising sun. I'm a film studies postgraduate, with an interest in cinematography and photography. My mission is to document as much of Japan as possible for the duration of my stay.