Shinsenkyô (Land of Eternal Happiness), Zuiunkyô (Land of Auspicious Clouds) and Zuisenkyô (Land of Auspicious Spring)

  • Hakone Shinsenkyô (Hakone Town, Kanagawa Prefecture)

     A garden designed and built by Mokichi Okada from the 1940s to the 1950s. The moss garden, where lush moss grows; and about 200 maples trees, which change color depending on the season; and the Sekirakuen (rock garden), which skillfully combines huge rocks while making the best use of the terrain and landscape, shows a beautiful landscape… There is also the Hakone Museum of Art, which exhibits mainly oriental earthenware and ceramics, and the Sangetsuan (mountain moon teahouse) which was created as a model of the world of beauty in which natural beauty and manmade beauty are in harmony. It was registered as a national Registered Monument in 2013 and designated as a national Place of Scenic Beauty in 2021. It is also known as a famous spot for autumn leaves.

  • Zuiunkyô (Atami City, Shizuoka Prefecture)

     It is located on a hill overlooking Hatsushima, Oshima, Izu Peninsula, Miura Peninsula, and Boso Peninsula in Sagami Nada. Mokichi Okada designed and built the Crystal Hall, where you can see the magnificent landscape like a picture, the azalea hill where colorful azaleas bloom vividly, and the smell the fragrance of the plum blossoms in the plum garden. The MOA Museum of Art, which is visited by many as a cultural facility and tourist attraction that represents Atami City, was selected as a national cultural and tourism base facility in 2020.

  • Ôhito Zuisenkyô (Izunokuni City, Shizuoka Prefecture)

     Ôhito Zuisenkyô is a health oasis consisting of about 130 hectares centered on Ôhito Farm, which is the production farm that uses the Nature Farming Method. Some of the agricultural products of Ôhito Farm are certified by ASIA GAP, a certification system for the agricultural production process management in Japan. The Oku-Atami Wellness Center, which supports health promotion in abundant nature, and the Western-style parks and flower beds, where seasonal flowers are in full bloom, are places of healing for visitors.