"Small home Japanese gardens" Top 5 Page for this destination Japan Local Custom Tip by SLLiew

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Yes, you have heard this many times. Japan is crowded and land is scarce. So if you visit a Japanese home and want to see their garden...

Expect a very small courthall and a few pots of flowering plants. There is great pride even if the garden is small. Usually, Japanese who will invite foreign visitors have "bigger" houses and "bigger" gardens. So may be better to go out to a hotel or restaurant if you are planning to visit your Japanese friends in their country.

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  • Updated Oct 8, 2006
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