Manyo Park is certified as one of “The 100 Best Historical Parks in Japan,” reasons for which include its symbolization of Yugawara, and the fact that many writers, artists, and other people of cultural merit have visited it.
About “The 100 Best Historical Parks in Japan”
As a project commemorating the 50th anniversary of the City Park Law Enforcement, the City Park Law’s 50th Anniversary commemoration executive committee evaluated and certified historical parks. They looked for excellent historical and cultural resources that have contributed to local revitalization. Manyo Park was selected out of 332 applications from across Japan.