Notes on the Geography of Japan: Nijo Palace: Photo 7
The palace garden is a paradise garden, with stones given as gifts to the shoguns. The trees are a recent addition, because falling leaves in Japan's parlous past seemed too suggestive of the fate of powerful men.
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