The gardens of the samurai district in Chiran, Kagoshima, are forming a unique collection. Seven of them, perfectly preserved, are available to visitors, and each of them features distinctive design, symbolism, and wonderful views.
Photographed here is a part of the garden at the Mori Shigemitsu residence, the only garden here featuring water. The pond symbolizes an ocean, adorned with carefully selected rocks to represent mountains.
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