Shimabara city is a famous for spring water, then the pond in "Shimeiso", 1,000 tons of water spring out in a day.「湧水庭園四明荘」屋敷内にある池は毎日1000㌧の水が湧き出ているとのことです。

Can't bring the ocean to your backyard? You could always set up a koi pond underneath your back porch.

Temple of 1000 Buddhas (sanjusangendo) in Kyoto, Japan

Japan in Pictures: KYOTO

Ryogen-in at Daitokuji, Kyoto, Japan

Ryogen-in at Daitokuji, Kyoto, Japan. Totekiko(東滴壷) is the smallest stone garden in Japan.

Anraku-ji in Kyoto, Japan: photo by William Corey

⍋Green Gardens⍋ zen, formal, topiary & landscape parks & gardens - Anraku-ji in Kyoto, Japan: photo by William Corey

Ceiling paint at Kennin Temple, Kyoto, Japan

Kennin-ji is a historic Zen Buddhist temple in Higashiyama, Kyoto, Japan, near Gion, at the end of Hanami Lane. It is considered to be one of the so-called Kyoto Gozan or "five most important Zen temples of Kyoto"

at Omotesenke

Ai, ai o Japão (suspiro) The perfection of a small, old Japanese room with earthen plaster walls, a highly refined craft in Japan.

Japanese garden landscape  I want to go to there

Outdoor living spaces marked by Asian style and culture seem to build tranquility right in. Here are 10 examples of Asian gardens and footbridges & others.


Love the minimalistic look.however, I like to express myself way too much to actually ever pull this look off in my home or in any other area of life


三千院の往生極楽院 (I don't know what this says but I'm leaving it because it fit the picture!