Hakone Estate and Gardens, Saratoga, California
Hakone Estate and Gardens is the oldest Asian estate and garden in the Western Hemispher, established in 1915. The garden is located in Saratoga hill with eighteen acres of magnificent beauty overlooking Silicon Valley. Hakone is made up of a variety of waterfalls, hillside and strolling gardens, koi ponds and other elements of Japanese civilization.
Hakone has four typical Japanese gardens: the Hill and Pond Garden, the Zen garden, the Tea garden and the Bamboo garden.