The Best Japanese Garden in Japan
The Adachi Museum of Art (Yasugi city, Shimane) was chosen as the best Japanese garden by the U.S. magazine Sukiya Living (The Journal of Japanese Gardening). This award marks the eleventh straight win for the Adachi Gardens. This ranking is carried out as part of a Shiosai Project, which was made to select the fineset Japanese gardens by concentrating on the quality of the garden itself. International experts decide the ranking by conducting surveys on more than 900 gardens all over Japan.
The magazine Sukiya Living was started in 1998 and now it is widely read across 37 English-speaking countries.
Annual visitors reached the highest number ever!
In addition to being the No.1 Japanese garden in Japan, since the Museum has also obtained three stars, the highest rank, from the Michelin Green Gude(RF) and the Guide Bleu Japon(RF), it has gaind not onlydomestic, but also international populality.
Number of visitor in 2013 ( Jan.~Dec.)
Total number of visitor : 658,325 (Incleased by 150.2％ (＋219,923) from the previous year)
Tonal number of international visitor : 13,767 (Incleased by 130.7％ (＋3,236) from the previous year)
Including Adachi Museum of Art, 6 gardens in Shimane prefecture are ranked in the Top 50.
8．Kasui-en Minami（玉造温泉 佳翠苑 皆美）( ↑ 9 )
12．Minami-kan（皆美館） ( ↑ 16 )
38．Yuushien Japanese Garden（由志園） [Online pumphlet]