Awaji Hyakudanen, Japan

“Awaji Yumebutai” ( or in English – “Stage of Dreams”) is a complex array of buildings and other areas located on Awaji Island in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.
Awaji Hyakudanen was built as a memorial of the Great Hanshin earthquake (1995) on the side of a mountain that had been half taken away in the early 90’s for use as sea-fill during construction to build artificial islands in Osaka Bay (one of them is the Kansai International Airport). One of the of the gardens of Awaji Yumebutai is the 100-level garden” (or in Japanese – hyakudan’en), the garden consists of 100 squares of terraced smaller gardens.

For more information visit Wikipedia – Awaji Yumebutai Or visit this post on Jeffrey Friedl’s Blog.

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