We visited Yusentei Park on a weekday and were delighted to share the space with a group of beautiful ladies clad in kimono. The park was built in 1754 for the original purpose of a second home for Kuroda Tsugutaka, the 6th lord of Fukuoka. Although the park would definitely have a more unique look in the peak of autumn,... 更多
We were delighted to catch the full autumn splendour so late in the year. The park is not large but the gardens were soooo beautiful in autumn with its different coloured trees. The tea house offered such a breathtaking view of the garden n the koi ponds. Please be sure to get your car park tokens from the ticket booth... 更多
Though it has been many years since my visit (2006) I still consider this to be one of my favorite places. The gardens were absolutely beautiful in April with a very light mist falling and adding to the overall sense of calm and beauty. Spend quite a bit of time wondering through the garden as well as sitting seiza and... 更多
Beautiful hydrangea flowers were blooming. The orange kio fish were swimming in the pond. Pretty place. Then we had the delicious matcha green tea in the tea house. We were luck to meet an engaged couple coming in for a ceremonial tea and they let us take a picture. Hard to believe you are in a city!
Making our way there by buses is convenient. The walk from non-stop to the park was eye-opening where small shops and traditional houses were found. The entrance is so majestic that you won't miss it. Entry tickets were barely ¥100 and what we witness is pleasing to the soul and sensory. Enjoy with a brew of green tea with dessert... 更多
この”友泉亭”はもともとここ福岡を治めていた「黒田官兵衛」ゆかりの大名「黒田家」の別邸として営まれたもの。 江戸時代が終焉その後、明治以降荒れ果てたが貝島太助という炭鉱王がこの地を買い取り新たに別邸として整備し直した。 しかし廃藩置県以降、黒田家この地を手放して後はすこしづつ周辺の住宅地に侵食され往時の面積の約１／１０にまでなっ... 更多