The Mizunomori Botanical Garden (Kusatsu Botanical Garden Mizunomori) in Kusatsu, Shiga is one of the most beautiful and serene gardens in Japan. The park is home to a variety of plant and animal life, and is a popular place for picnics, walks and relaxation.
The park is located at the foot of Mount Shiga, and is surrounded by forests and rivers. The park's main attraction is its large pond, which is home to a variety of fish and waterfowl.
A flower that looks like a green pie
One of the most favorite locations in Mizunomori park among netizens is the lotus pond. The lotus flower in this garden, in summer, blooms very large and almost covers the gardens in this garden. Because of the large and fluffy lotus flower, at a glance from the photo, netizens thought this was a green pie.
Visitors can also enjoy the many trails in the park, which wind their way through the forest and offer stunning views of the surrounding mountains.
Apart from its natural beauty, Mizunomori Park is also home to a number of historical landmarks. The garden's main gate was built in the Edo period, and the garden's stone lanterns date from the Meiji period.
Whether you want to enjoy the natural beauty of the park or learn about its history, Mizunomori Park is a must-visit in Shiga Prefecture.