Last stop for the day. We spent the afternoon at Red Cow Farm. The 1820’s cottage is surrounded by an abundant Cottage Garden.
Koko-en (好古園) is a Japanese garden next to Himeji Castle. It was constructed in 1992 at the site of the lord's west residence.
Glover Garden is situated on the southern slope of the Minamiyamate hillside and offers a superb and extensive view of Nagasaki Harbour.
Our final stop in the Flower Dome is the Flower Field - which has many Christmas decorations and displays.
We explored the Continental gardens including Australian, South African, South American, Mediterranean, Californian and the Olive Grove.
Flower Dome is supposedly the largest glass greenhouse in the world. It showcases plants and flowers from five continents in nine gardens.
The final part of the Cloud Forest attraction is the Secret Garden, featuring an underwater pool with stalactites and stalagmites.
Below the heart of Crystal Mountain in the Cloud Forest, we walked on the Treetop Walk which leads into the Secret Garden.
Descending the Cloud Walk in the Cloud Forest, we passed through Crystal Mountain where there were many crystals on display.
From the Lost World in the Cloud Forest, we walked down the Cloud Walk which provided fantastic views around the dome.
In the Cloud Forest, we took an elevator to the highest point of the mountain, entitled "Lost World," with LEGO sculptures in a pond setting.
Cloud Forest is a fake mountain enclosed in a glass dome complete with waterfalls and treetop (and mountaintop) boardwalks.
We took a taxi to our cousin's home and spent a nice morning exploring the Singapore Botanic Gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Shinjuku Gyoen (新宿御苑) is a large park and garden. It was originally a residence of the Naitō family, then became an Imperial Park.
The Imperial Palace East Gardens encompasses the former Honmaru and Ninomaru areas of Edo Castle and the Imperial Tokagakudo Music Hall.
We decided to visit the Korakuen garden in Okayama next to the castle. It is It is one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan.
The Hamarikyu Garden used to belong to a daimyo (feudal lord) during the Edo period and used for wild duck hunting and falconry.