Okayama Tour : Korakuen


According to the guide that we met in castle, Korakuen is actually the backyard of the castle. The feudal lord wanted to have a place where he can relax, enjoy natures beauty alone,  or entertain some guest.

The bridge that connects the castle and the garden.

 

The garden from the other side of the river

 

The pond in the middle of the garden
yello chasing white

 

The little hill

 

the bridge and the house

 

tea
the castle and the little ricefield

 

a little shrine hidden within the sakura trees

 

palm trees

 

a house where the river runs below it, or maybe its just a hut

 

all so green

 

fishes

 

the biggest I've seen among the fishes

 

a museum ( I think )
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