Saturday, January 25, 2014

HAMA ROYAL GARDEN IN TOKYO.

  Reading the news that Japanese apricots started to bloom in Hama Royal garden, I went to the garden.

                       浜離宮に行きました。

Hama Royal garden.



This garden is located in the center of Tokyo.

There are various kind of waterfowls in this pond.

水鳥が多くいました。


A seagull. (Very near to Tokyo Bay.)

カモメです。


Northen pintails.

オナガガモです。



Tufted ducks.

キンクロハジロです。


A eurasian wigeon.


ヒドリガモです。

A 300 year old pine tree.

三百年の松です。



A red Japanese apricot.

紅梅です。


By macro lens.



White Japanese apricot flowers.


Cameria japonica flowers.

椿もまだ咲いていました。


By macro lens.

 
 
 







44 comments:

  1. The birds and the flowers are indeed very beautiful. I love them very much.

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  3. Beautiful photos from your garden visit. The ducks are beautiful, I love the Wigeon.. Thanks for joining in on Saturday's Critters. Have a happy weekend!

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  4. Northern pintails looks so elegant! I wish I had been with you to see this beautiful garden. ;)

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  6. Lots and lots of beauty ... Wonderful walk through these gardens Minoru!
    Have a good weekend.
    a hug.

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  7. Those blossoms are lovely! You have such beautiful gardens in Japan!

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  8. These flowers are wonderful, Minoru.
    I cannot wait to see them begin to appear here, but it will be a while yet.
    A 300 year old tree!! That is amazing!!!

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  9. Hi Minoru, The garden is amazing with its beautiful buildings and bridges. I love all the flowers and all the birds. Thanks for taking us along on your visit.

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  10. A perfect garden! Every picture so full of beauty and serenity.

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  11. A wonderful garden and beautiful birds.

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  12. It is always a pleasure to visit Japan in your compagnie... Nice picture indeed, thanks for this inspiring sharing.

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  13. Dear Minoru,
    How beautiful, colourful and delicate all these little blossoms are!!! So beautiful!!! The 300 years old tree is really amazing and I love the pictures with the birds very much!
    Thank you for this wonderful tour!
    Have an enchanting weekend!
    Katrin

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  14. 寒くて縮こまっていました。そう、もう梅の季節ですか。梅の花のアップ、とても愛らしく撮れましたね。
    私もおでかけせねば(^^)

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    1. Dear Merry Witch.
      こんばんは。
      ありがとうございます。 カメラを変えてみました。

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  15. So nice to see what is blooming where you are and glorious to see how many wonders you have flowing in mid-winter.

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    1.   Dear Arija.
      Thank you very much for your comment. The Japanese apricots would start to bloom very early.

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  16. Really beautiful reflection shots... And it is incredible in my country at this time to see the trees blooming...so amazing as well as the 300 years old pine tree...Thank you for the adorable photos...

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  17. What lovely shots! It looks very spring-like over there.

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  18. 今年の冬の寒さは厳しいと感じつつ、こうして写真で眺めますと日本の冬は比較的穏やかなんだと思います。もう梅ですか・・・東京の梅は早いですね。明日は一気に気温が下がるそうです。お風邪などめされませんように。

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    1. Dear Yoko.
      こんばんは。ありがとうございます。ヒートアイランド現象の様なものでしょうか。

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  19. こんにちは
    水鳥が綺麗に撮れましたね。ヒドリガモは、今まで知らなかった鳥ですが、浜離宮には沢山いるのですか。
    これだけ水鳥がいるなら、庭園+花+水鳥、で結構楽しめますね。特に私は150円で入れるので。
    紅梅は、私が訪問した1月13日よりも見事に咲いてます。やはり早過ぎました。

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    1.  弘世旅空様
       こんばんは。ヒドリガモも沢山いました。 オナガガモが美しいと思います。 紅梅は良く咲いていましたが、白梅は咲き始めた
      ばかりでした。

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  20. What a lovely, serene place to find in the middle of Tokyo.

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  21. You got beautiful photos of the garden!!
    Nice post...

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  22. The japonica flowers are lovely....and the red apricot.You have so many interesting blossoms in Japan!
    Thank you...

    Ruby

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