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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
16th August 1944 Dutch begin diplomatic contact with Vatican in London
16th August 1939 Born today: Carol Shelley, London, actress (Gwendolyn Pidgeon-Odd Couple)
16th August 1934 Born today: John Standing, London England, actor (Edward-Lime Street)
16th August 1924 Conference about German recovery payments opens in London
16th August 1885 Born today: Charles Carson, London England, actor (Cry the Beloved Country)
This is one of London's best kept garden secrets.
Location: Holland Park, London
Description: To the north-west of what remains of Holland House stands an unexpected Japanese garden, sometimes inhabited by beautiful white peacocks.
The Kyoto Garden, opened during the Japan Festival in 1991, was designed and built by the Kyoto Garden Association and sponsored by the Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry.