Parks and Gardens 庭園

  • Published on : 29/06/2022
  • by : J.L.T.B. / K.C.

The most beautiful traditional gardens and parks to visit in Japan

Japanese gardens are not confined to the art of bonsai. These extraordinary gardens extend from the unknown, creating shapes similar to a distant landscape, breaking the order of the tiny and the infinite. The plant, mineral and water elements reproduce the beauty of nature. A rock is respected for its very existence ...

Moss gardens, rock gardens, and landscaped gardens breathe with the music of the water and wind. Gardeners are maestros recreating nature, artificially sublime, holding forces of the invisible.

Japanese gardeners, masters of illusion

The Japanese garden plays a lot on perspective, especially in the case of borrowed landscapes, shakkei. The shakkei gardens give the impression of infinite dimensions thanks to confused boundaries and games of dissimulation (miegakure, hide and reveal). Natural elements hide the real limits of the garden, while external and distant elements are incorporated into the composition (temples, pagodas, hills, mountains).

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