Sankei-En is a traditional Japanese Garden located in Yokohama forty minutes south of Tokyo, Sankei-en is unusual because it was created by Sankei Hara, a wealthy businessman who succeeded in the silk industry, work on the Garden started in 1902 and continued for around twenty years, parts of the Garden were open to the public in 1906, In 2007 the Garden was gifted to the city of Yokohama and the garden was recognized as a "Place of Scenic Beauty" by the Government of Japan.
Another interesting fact about the Garden is that the Seventeen buildings in the Garden were gathered from Across Japan and now stand in the Garden. there are to visit several teahouses. and a three-story pagoda which was built for Tomyo-ji Temple in Kyoto in 1457.

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