Katherine Moore

Okayama's Korakuen Garden

See the Plum Blossom in one of Japan's "Big 3 Gardens"

Katherine Moore   - 1 min read

Okayama's Korakuen is known as one of the 3 great gardens in Japan and is named the “garden of pleasure after”.

It has a large area of grassed lawns which is quite unusual for a Japanese garden. It does however have a lot of typical features such as a large pond for of Koi, lots of neatly clipped bonsai trees and elegant little bridges and stepping stones over various water features.

The park also has a orchard of plum trees to view the march blossoms, and whole garden is over looked by Okayama Castle. Climb the look out to take it all in!

See https://okayama-korakuen.jp/section/english/for details.

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Katherine Moore

Katherine Moore @katherine.moore

I am a 30 year old engineer from Manchester, UK.I love traveling and being a keen anime/manga fan I was fascinated by the idea of going to Japan in particular. After much anticipation and planning, I spent 3 months there in early 2010 - and boy was I not disappointed! This fantastic country has s...