Kobe Photograph Recommended place １--THE SORAKUEN 2019/06/17
Xiang Paradise (そうらくえん)
is a Japanese-style garden located in the central area of Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan,
with an area of approximately 20,000 square meters.
The garden is the first registration memorial to be registered under the Japanese Cultural Assets Protection Act,
and is also a famous attraction for viewing azaleas in Japan.
The owner was named “Su Tie Yuan” and was later transferred to Kobe City in 1941.
It was renamed “THE SORAKUEN”
(taken from the language in Chinese ancient books means happiness and joy) and opened to the public.