Japanese House at Huntington Gardens


This five-room house, acquired in 1911, is considered one of the best examples of early 20th-century Japanese architecture in the United States, and is part of the Japanese Garden at The Huntington, in San Marino near Pasadena.

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Barrel Cactus Forest at Huntington Gardens


These barrel cacti are part of the Huntington Desert Garden, one of 12 gardens at The Huntington in San Marino near Pasadena.   The Garden has one of the oldest and largest (over 2,000 species) collections of cacti, succulents and various other desert plants from around the world, planted in 60 landscaped beds.

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Japanese Gardens at The Huntington


The Botanic Gardens at The Huntington in Pasadena offer 12 different gardens, one being the Japanese Garden, which includes a drum bridge, Japanese house, walled Zen garden, a bonsai court, and a ceremonial teahouse and tea garden.

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