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The Japanese Garden: Seiwa-en
Missouri Botanical Garden
An excellent online tour of the Missouri Botanical Garden's Japanese garden. Scroll to the bottom of this Introduction page to see 25 additional pages introducing each aspect of the garden, from the Entrance (#1) and Blue Boulder Cascade (#2) to the Kasuga Lantern (#24) and Stone Boat Basin (#25). With photographs throughout.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.mobot.org/hort/gardens/japanese/intro/index.shtml
Japanese Tea Garden: History and View
San Francisco Parks Trust
A very brief history of San Francisco's Japanese Tea Garden, with a list of fun facts and a link to a 360-degree view of the garden.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.sfpt.org/Default.aspx?tabid=236
The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens: Garden Guide
The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
An introduction to the Japanese gardens at the Morikami Museum in Delray Beach, Florida -- "a series of six diverse gardens, each inspired by a different historical period and type of Japanese garden." Download the GARDEN GUIDE (.pdf) at the top of the page or select from the menu at the top left for more in-depth information about the gardens, a statement from the gardens' designer, and a Bonsai exhibit (with photographs). Also see the EDUCATION section for information about the Japanese Tea Ceremony.

Go to Museum Resource: http://morikami.org/index.php?src=gendocs&link=Gardens&category=Gardens
Nitobe Memorial Garden
University of British Columbia Botanical Garden
Garden honoring the memory of Inazo Nitobe (1862-1933), "agriculturalist, scholar, Quaker, philosopher, statesman, educator ... [who] devoted much of his life to promoting trust and understanding between the United States and Japan.] See the FOR THE SCHOLAR section for information about Inazo Nitobe, the tea house of the Nitobe Garden, the symbolism of lanterns like the ones seen at the Nitobe garden, and more.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.nitobe.org/
Portland Japanese Garden: Guide to the Gardens
Portland Japanese Garden
Guide to the five distinct garden styles represented at the Japanese Garden in Portland, Oregon: 1) Flat Garden; 2) Strolling Pond Garden; 3) Tea Garden; 4) Natural Garden; 5) Sand and Stone Garden. Brief text and a small photograph under each style section, plus a general history of the gardens (under BACKGROUND). Also see the ARTICLES section for texts about Japanese culture.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.japanesegarden.com/gardens/
Shofuso, Japanese House and Garden: Historical Narrative
Shofuso, Japanese House and Garden
An in-depth history of Shofuso, a traditional Shoin-zukuri Japanese house in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park. See Chapter 9 for description of the Shoin style. Also see the PHOTO GALLERY and VIRTUAL TOUR sections for photographs of the house and gardens.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.shofuso.com/?page_id=235
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