1. The Japanese Garden in Ostend “Shin Kai Tei” (深海庭) or Deep Sea Garden
The pond is shaped like a turtle.
2. Museum of the Far East in Brussels
The red Japanese tower (pagoda) and the Chinese entrance gate. The architecture of the different buildings were more in Chinese style, like this one, the museum for Chinese porcelain:
In the museum of Japanese art there were many nice objects, but it was a bit dark, so I couldn’t take pictures of that wonderful, pink, crane-patterned kimono. I managed to photograph some kabuki ukiyo-e with my shadow on it though:
3. The Stone Garden in the Abbey of Orval
To my surprise, I found a Zen garden in a Cistercian abbey. One of the monks rakes the gravel as a form of meditation.