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Kiyosumi gardens (Kiyosumi teien) was located at Kiyosumi, Koto-ku in Tokyo, close to Kiyosumi-Shirakawa station of Oedo or Hanzomon subway. It was original a residence of the wealthy merchant Bunzaemon Kinokuniya (?-1734), after he had lost his wealth, the feudal lord Kuze-Yamatonokami possessed (1716-1736). In 1878, Meiji period financial combine (zaibatsu) Yataro Iwasaki bought for the guest house, and reconstructed as a tour garden in 1880. It is near the Sumida river, so you can watch herons flying. As for the Japanese garden, ordinarily there are many carp (koi) in the pond.

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