There are three parks considered the Three Great Gardens of Japan
Literal meaning: Six attributes garden
Located in Kanazawa. It was created in 1960 and it's famous for its beauty in each one of the four seasons.
Literal meaning: Enjoying afterwards garden
Located in Okayama. Created in 1687, it contains a central pond with three islands replicating the scenery around Lake Biwa near Kyoto.
Literal meaning: Park that can be enjoyed together
Located in Mito. Created in 1841, it has a great number of plum trees, being very popular in the plum blossom season, between late February and March.