Yosuien Garden was built by the 10th lord of the Kishu Tokugawa domain as an addition to the Nishihama Goten palace. It is typical of the Tokugawa era. Yosuien is a strolling pond style garden with trails that encircle the pond, leading visitors over various types of unique bridges to islands within the pond. Adjacent to the pond garden is the Yosuitei teahouse built in the Sukiya style tea ceremony style and the Omotesenke tearoom. Its official name is Minato Goten Palace. The garden is most famous for its unique arched bridges.
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