Japanese Garden History Edo Meiji Taisho Showa Heisei

Japanese Garden History Part 3 – Edo – Heisei Period  (日本庭園歴史 江戸時代- 平成時代)

From the Edo until the Heisei period

To understand Japanese gardens, it is necessary to gain a little knowledge about Japan’s history as well.

It is fascinating how the development of gardens in Japan is this closely connected to the changing lifestyle of Japan’s nobility and the changes in who holds the power.

In this series we want to show how the gardens evolved over time, continuing with the Edo, Meiji, Taisho, Showa, and Heisei period with their incomparable strolling and natural gardens.


The Edo period
The Gardens of the Edo period
Edo period summary
From Edo period to Heisei period
Meiji period gardens
Taisho and Showa gardens
Heisei period gardens
Periods in pictures

17 pages full of information about the History of Japanese Gardens.
37 pictures of gardens, illustrations, and art.
mobi 29MB

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