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Korakuen Park in Okayama
Japan

The Korakuen park is said to be one of the three Japanese-style famous parks. The lord Tsunamasa IKEDA planed to construct a Japanese garden in 1687. The construction was ended in 1700. For more than 300 years the park has almost retained its original appearance although some changes have been made, e.g. there were rice fields in the original garden. Okayama castle is located nearby. The style, it has a vast field with lawn, is not common in Japanese garden. Anyway all people who come here may say "Beautiful!!"  On the day I visited here, a wedding ceremony was held here.  You can find a couple wearing a japanese traditinal black and white Kimono. 

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Taken: 19/09/2011
Uploaded: 02/10/2011
Updated: 09/07/2014
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