The Horikiri Garden is especially famous for its Irises and these flowers have come to be featured in postcards over the centuries.
Above is a card from early 20th century, published by Tomboya between 1907-1918.
below one of the famous woodblock prints by Utagawa Hiroshige (Boston, Museum of Fine Arts) .
The Horikiri Garden is located in Horikiri 2-19-1, Katsushika District, Tokyo. Entrance is free of charge. Opening Hours are from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.
By Utagawa Hiroshige I, published by Uoya Eikichi (1797 – 1858) –
Artist (Japanese) Details of artist on Google Art Project [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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