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The Japanese Garden at Tatton was the idea of Alan de Tatton, 3rd Baron Egerton of Tatton (1845-1920) who had visited the Anglo-Japanese exhibition at London's White City in 1910. All things 'eastern' became extremely fashionable during this period and a number of aristocratic families commissioned a Japanese garden for their private estate. The garden was restored to its impressive original state during 2000 and 2001, under the guidance of Japanese garden expert Professor Masao Fukuhara.There are several workshops with the said Professor in May just in case you wish to emulate what was done at Tatton!!
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Apr 11 2011 08:07 GMT sini
Wonderful place and shot!:)
Apr 11 2011 10:04 GMT Papagena
The Japanese gardens are certainly worth to be visited !!
Apr 11 2011 11:10 GMT Pea2007
Beautiful place.
Apr 11 2011 11:42 GMT bandsix
thank you sini :)
Apr 11 2011 11:43 GMT bandsix
They are Ruth...although there was major work being undertaken when we visited last Friday, but hopefully all out of the way for the Easter visitors!
Apr 11 2011 11:43 GMT bandsix
Thanks Peter....
Apr 11 2011 14:06 GMT Annamaria
The garden looks lovely!!
Apr 11 2011 15:08 GMT saffi9
lovely shot barbara
Apr 11 2011 15:32 GMT bandsix
Thank you Anna-Maria...it's a lovely spot....
Apr 11 2011 15:32 GMT bandsix
Thanks Dave :)
Apr 12 2011 08:48 GMT ForestSpirit PRO
What a lovely place!
Apr 12 2011 18:04 GMT martini957
Pretty Place : ))
Apr 12 2011 18:17 GMT bandsix
It is lovely Sylvia, especially on a nice sunny day!
Apr 12 2011 18:17 GMT bandsix
Thanks Nancy!
Apr 12 2011 22:06 GMT Zodyak
Beautiful scene!!!
Apr 13 2011 08:08 GMT bandsix
Thanks Zodyak!
Apr 19 2011 21:53 GMT Bellavista
Beautiful place for relax or to make your yoga!
Apr 20 2011 06:37 GMT bandsix
Thanks Bea...only problem is that it was closed for renovation until Easter!