1) Main Building｜2) Tsuboniwa｜3) River Step｜4) Lawn Area
5) Memorial Stone｜6) Moss｜7) Stepping Stones｜8) 3-tier Waterfall｜9) Western-style House
Garden Sights at Murin-an
1) Main Building
Enjoy a wide scenic view. The lawn (representing hills) harmonizes with the Higashiyama Mountains
Welcoming at the entrance is a graceful square tsuboniwa garden.
3) River Step
Flowing river creates a tranquil sound of water, music for the soul.
4) Lawn Area
The lawn area emphasizes the natural scenic countryside meadow with native wildflowers.
5) Memorial Stone
Memorial stone etched with words of Mr. Yamagata that reveals his aesthetic sense of beauty.
Originally a lawn area when the garden was created, that is now naturally covered in about 50 kinds of moss.
7) Stepping Stones
Stepping stones (tobi ishi) over the river are low and the flow of the water makes the heart dance.
8) 3-tier Waterfall
The 3-tier waterfall represents the grandeur view of water running from the Higashiyama Mts.
9) Western-style House
Exhibited panels explains how the garden follows Mr. Yamagata’s aesthetic sense of beauty.
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