Romantic Travel and Great Date Idea:

I arrived at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens for a lovely day trip a mere two hours before they closed (unknowingly), but still had enough time to wander around the lovely little lake to view the floral and rock gardens.

Spending a full morning and afternoon there would have been ideal, so I will return for a full day of delightful observing!

A serene stroll through the Morikami Japanese Gardens was such a pleasurable way to spend a couple of hours, this would make a great date on a lovely afternoon.

As you’re strolling around with your date, the slow-paced environment allows for lots of quality talking (and possibly hand-holding)!

Join my photo gallery and see how lovely the Rock Gardens are!

 

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Hiraniwa Flat Garden

Flat gardens make more liberal use of plant material and often visually incorporate outside elements through a design technique called “borrowed scenery”. Flat gardens are lovely to sit and relax. If you want to exert your brain, you can sit there and count all the stones!   ; )

 

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Early Rock Garden

Such gardens were often inspired by Chinese landscape paintings in ink that depicted water cascading from distant peaks in the sea or a lake.

 

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Getting a little “zen” in the Early Rock Garden!

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