Flowers in Japan

Kodomono kuni (The land of children)

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KODOMONOKUNI was founded in commemoration of the Royal Marriage of Prince Akihito and Princess Michiko in 1959 (mounted Emperor and Empress since 1988). It was officially opened on May 5th, a national holiday of the Children’s Day, in 1965. KODOMONOKUNI is a type of natural-park of which the main purpose is to contribute to children’s sound mind and body. The land covers an area of 976,000 square meters (approx. 240 acres).

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