Japanese gardens have been an important part of the cultural make up for the people of Japan. Garden design is a Japanese art form which has been developed and refined for over 1000 years. Over time the gardens have evolved into offering different styles for different purposes. Some gardens are strolling gardens which were for the enjoyment of the lord at the time or some are dry stone gardens for the religious use by the monks. There are many wonderful gardens throughout Japan so for any garden enthusiast a visit to some of these places of beauty is a must on the trip list. The best way to enjoy Japan’s gardens is to see a variety of them so you can see the contrasts. At Japan Specialist we can help make the trip just that more special for you.