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Shofuen is both a tea ceremony garden with a small strolling garden. The grounds are made up of carefully sculpted bushes that encircle large stones, that give it modern look. Its teahouses were built on the site of Shofuso, the domain of Zenpachi Tanakamaru, a the aficionado and Kyushu pottery collector. The garden incorporates two small teahouses: Shofuan and Azumaya that Tanakamaru had built by the famous tea hut artisan, Kaichiro Usui. Shofuan. Shofuan has the same layout as the that of the great tea master Sen-no-Rikyu located in the Jukoin Temple at Daitokuji in Kyoto.
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Shofuen is both a tea ceremony garden with a small strolling garden. The grounds are made up of carefully sculpted bushes that encircle large stones, that give it modern look.  Its teahouses were built on the site of Shofuso, the domain of Zenpachi Tanakamaru, a the aficionado and Kyushu pottery collector. The garden incorporates two small teahouses: Shofuan and Azumaya that Tanakamaru had built by the famous tea hut artisan, Kaichiro Usui.  Shofuan.  Shofuan has the same layout as the that of the great tea master Sen-no-Rikyu located in the Jukoin Temple at Daitokuji  in Kyoto.