Tagged: Ritsurin

Hanami in Ritsurin Garden

  The cherry blossoms have come and gone. For some reason this year they seemed more beautiful than usual. Or maybe it simply was because the weather was amazing, so I spent more time outside for those past couple of weeks? Here is what the...

Ritsurin Garden

  If you’ve heard of Takamatsu, you’ve probably have heard of Ritsurin Garden. And if you’ve heard of Ritsurin Garden, you’ve probably seen this view:     However, what you may not know is that the artificial hill where you’re standing enjoying this view is...

Building a Boat for Ritsurin Garden

  If you visited Ritsurin Garden these past couple of years, you know that now there are a couple of boats on the south pond that allow you to discover the garden from a different perspective (full disclosure: I have yet to ride one of...

Ritsurin Garden in December

      I have absolutely no time whatsoever to post anything of substance on this blog these days, and believe me, that doesn’t please me at all (if you can read French, I advise you to head to my French blog, it gets a...

Pines in Ritsurin Garden

  We’re just out of cherry blossom season. Everyone (myself included) raves about maple leaves in the Fall. Ritsurin means chestnut tree. However, the true “star” of Ritsurin Garden is the pine, which is probably the most common tree in the park, and it looks...