Japanese Cultural Center and Tea House - Saginaw, MI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
N 43° 24.782 W 083° 57.460
17T E 260540 N 4810932
Quick Description: An unexpected moment of Zen. And a little peace.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 11/18/2007 10:36:57 AM
Waymark Code: WM2KY5
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty
Views: 125

Long Description:
Making our way around Saginaw, MI. we came upon the Japanese Cultural Center and Tea House. Unfortunately, it was closed, however there was a crew working on the roof of the Tea House.

Finding an errant roofing hammer, I walked to the tea house and yelled up "Hey you guys missing a hammer?" I got to walk around some after that, and even found a Peace Pole!

The Japanese Cultural Center, comprised of the tea house and garden, was established as a symbol of friendship and cultural exchange with Saginaw's Sister City, Tokushima, Japan.

For more information see their website. Link just below.
Name: Japanese Cultural Center and Tea House

City: Saginaw, MI

Fees: no

Designer: Yataro Suzue

Date of Creation: 1971

Garden Website: http://www.japaneseculturalcenter.org/Welcome.asp

Location (specific park it is located within): Not listed

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

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