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Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 23 February 2016 in Documentary & Street.

This lovely pond can be seen from the tea house. It has a fishing platform that the Empress Shoken enjoyed fishing from. There is also a small rest house nearby for shade on a hot day.

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Michael Skorulski from Toronto, Canada

A very beautiful frame so well composed.

23 Feb 2016 5:26am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

A great place where you can enjoy the fact that there is. Thank you for your report.

23 Feb 2016 5:36am

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

This is Beautiful!! kinda reminds me of the Japanese Tea Garden in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park...I used to Love going there as a kid from Roseville.... :-) Beautiful, Steve!

23 Feb 2016 5:43am

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Amazing reflection in the middle.:-)

23 Feb 2016 7:26am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

magnifique vue

23 Feb 2016 7:42am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Green perfection . .

23 Feb 2016 7:49am

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Une belle composition

23 Feb 2016 8:31am

Gemma Wiseman from Melbourne, Australia

The serenity tastes so good...

23 Feb 2016 9:34am

jean pierre a from France

magnifique jardin!! amitiés

23 Feb 2016 9:34am

Nitin from Shanghai, China

Now thats what I call real green! Wonderful framing, lovely picture!

23 Feb 2016 10:06am

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

A very peaceful place.

23 Feb 2016 10:55am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful with superb nuances of green .

23 Feb 2016 11:06am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Lovely place, i like the palette of greens.

23 Feb 2016 11:25am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Calme et sérénité, magnifique lieu.)

23 Feb 2016 11:30am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Beautiful ike

23 Feb 2016 12:12pm

franz from Baden, Austria

absolutely serene and beautiful, truly a place to rest the weary soul ... ;-)

23 Feb 2016 2:04pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Superb image...LOvely reflection!!!

23 Feb 2016 2:58pm

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Love the fantatsic textures and refelections. Wonderful capture.

23 Feb 2016 3:08pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine shot of this gorgeous place where the elite can enjoy fishing and enjoying.

23 Feb 2016 3:49pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Splendid garden, magnificent place, superb image !!!

23 Feb 2016 5:06pm

Francisco Romero from Leon, Spain

This is a very beautiful image. Excellent diffused light.

23 Feb 2016 5:48pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

A beautiful place that emanates a wonderful sense of peacefulness ... Splendid image !!!

23 Feb 2016 5:54pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

SUch a lush and peaceful view

23 Feb 2016 6:50pm

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Beautiful capture.

23 Feb 2016 9:32pm

Diana from Olympia, United States


24 Feb 2016 12:39am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

I love the range of green tones spotted in the landscape!! This makes a great hidden oasis.

24 Feb 2016 1:11am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

Beautiful garden! Wonderful exposure and composition. The green tones are very lush and fantastic.

24 Feb 2016 2:14am

L'Angevine from Angers, France


24 Feb 2016 3:23pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Fantastique bue ces boules de buissons cette végétation un havre de paix splendide.

25 Feb 2016 4:06am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Superbe jardin! Très belle photo!

29 Feb 2016 3:33pm