Quite a large number of red-eared sliders live in Kyuka Park. They are however one of the invasive species in Japan and EAJ list them as "alert" and subject to the Invasive species act. Since they spread all over the Japan, native pond turtles were routed and are facing extinction.
Rokkaen is one of the biggest draw of Kuwana, Mie only about thirty minutes train ride from Nagoya. The manshion of the garden was designed by Josiah Conder who also did St. Nicholas Catedral (Nicholai-do) in Tokyo