The Samuel Cocking Garden is located on Enoshima Island, a small resort island on the Sagami Bay about 40 miles south of Tokyo. This garden’s origin is different, as it was not created by the Japanese. A part of the island was purchased in 1880 by Samuel Cocking, a British merchant established in Japan. He then developed a small botanical garden among other realizations on the island (and in Japan).
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