I love how the Japanese manage to keep the balance between old and new… and the Hama-rikyu Gardens are probably a good example.
Although the background is composed by glass and steel skyscrapers, in the Hama-rikyu Gardens you can still enjoy a cup of traditional tea and a Japanese bean cake in a traditional tea house (ochaya), just like 300 years ago, when this Ochaya was built…
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Lens: 18-70mm F/3.5-4.5G
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/801s
ISO Sensitivity: ISO 200
Yesterday’s Japan Photo: