Chiran Samurai Residence Garden, Minamikyushu

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Wander around Chiran Samurai Residence Garden, a picturesque manicured environment preserved for over 250 years. Explore what lies behind high, hedge-topped walls, a hidden world steeped in history, unblemished by modern day scenes. Made up of seven gardens, each was designed by gardeners brought in specially from Kyoto in the 17th century, with the intention of the garden being viewed from the houses above. Sadly, this cannot be done, as the houses are still occupied, but you still have the freedom to explore each of the seven individual gardens in your own time, viewing intricately pruned trees and shrubs, and the ancient defensive walls. Work out when and for how long to visit Chiran Samurai Residence Garden and other Minamikyushu attractions using our handy Minamikyushu trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • I went by the approaching Typhoon, heavy rains to be prepared. Miraculously stopped the rain, excellent. Get material like brochures and pay 500 Yen at a ticket office or at the, it is dotted with old Samurai residences and gardens and admission to the system was. Clean the meat I had to. There were a lot of foreign tourists.
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  • Just inside the gate walking path lined with hedges, and the specified home and landscape, you can see their elaborate gardens. Few people because it was a rainy day during the week.
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  • It is about 1 hour from Kagoshima City through the streets at high speed, takes place. Suma onions(agriculture) Observatory of the high-speed look Sakura-Jima and Kinko Bay. Samurai residence group is on the road to the chiran peace Museum in chiran goes, private parking 200 yen. Admission fee: 500 yen. Even if the edge forest Garden parking lot. Gutter forest garden, thick bamboo and small, but there is a stunning garden, chiran tea service. This chiran tea 90 g 600 Yen while the taste of high quality tea. Here tickets rather than pamphlet hand neatly lined with Samurai residences, walked. Just inside the gate is worthy or stone screen on the front, sees the influence of Southeast Asia. The House is small, but a small but respectable garden. With blossoming azalea, plum and when it comes to correct? Ash white sand garden is interesting. Stone wall streets orderly and beautiful. Traditional thatched-roof House be seen free of charge. Some may rest. The reputed restaurant or Cafe. Parasol is a necessity.
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  • “Noble Samurai Houses & Gardens” The samurais have a reputation of being calm and in a zen like state and it's no wonder with these beautiful gardens and houses they lived in they are so peaceful and so well groomed, from the moment you walk into these gardens there's and feeling of nostalgia and nobility, I wish that I could have a small replica garden like these (food for thought).
  • Beautiful and serene. Unspoiled by busloads of tourist
  • Must see in chiran

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