The garden of Suiken goyōchi villa, built by lord of the Kishū domain Tokugawa Harutomi from 1818 to 1825. It is a sea inlet garden facing the Ōura bay, from which it draws in seawater. The main views of the garden are the wide expanse of the pond, the three bridges whose motif is the famous Sotei bank of Lake Seiko in China, and the mountains Yake, Tako, and Sugata as borrowed scenery. It is designated a national scenic spot, and is located in the city of Wakayama.
Japanese Garden Dictionary: A Glossary for Japanese Gardens and Their History
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