Osaka's Namba Parks flows through urban spaces, making hills of buildings. . . Eight floors of terraced gardens, a shopping mall, and a 30' skyscraper in a complex that connects to the street, welcoming passersby to enjoy its groves of trees, rocks, cliffs, lawns, streams, waterfalls, ponds, and terraces.
Magome-juku, Gifu prefecture. During the Edo period there were five roadways that connected Edo (modern day Tokyo) and outlying regions. The Nakasendo linked Edo and Kyoto, and ran through central Japan. This trail was dotted by many stopover towns and Magome-juku was the 43rd of the 69 towns of the Nakasendo.