Regardless of the particular style, no aspect of a Japanese garden is ever left to chance, and each choice represents principles that have been developed over centuries.
Nagasaki's Glover Garden
Meiji Period architecture, lovely European gardens and fantastic views across Nagasaki.
"The garden of six sublimities": spaciousness, seclusion, artificiality, antiquity, abundant water & broad views make the perfect garden in Kanazawa.
Insider Experience: Secret garden tour of Kyoto
Escape the crowds with our "Insider" to explore Kyoto's secret gardens in all their tranquil splendour.
Saiho-ji moss garden
Magical temple gardens with 120 varieties of moss.
Now restored to its Edo Period glory, Okayama's Korakuen garden is home to unique features including wide lawns, a crane aviary and tea fields.
Ryoan-ji rock garden
The enduring image of a raked gravel rock garden reflects the spirit of Zen Buddhism.
Adachi Museum gardens
Japanese garden design and contemporary art merge with spectacular resuls in Matsue
Join a picnic party to enjoy Japan's beloved cherry blossom.
Visit Japan's premiere bonsai district and take a two hour class with a local master.
Momiji autumn leaves
Visit Japan in autumn for the spectacular autumn leaves.
Take a walk through towering dark green bamboo in Kyoto's prettiest corner.