Himeji Garden, Adelaide

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Find serenity in Adelaide at the Himeji Garden. Japanese sister city, Himeji, presented the gardens as a gift in 1982, and landscape architect Yoshitaka Kumada visited a few years later to upgrade the layout and bring the design into line with the principles of a traditional Japanese. Take a self-guided tour of the sansui mountain and lake garden and of the karensansui dry rock garden. Try to arrive early if you want the gardens to yourself, and don't forget your camera. Plan to visit Himeji Garden during your Adelaide vacation using our convenient Adelaide vacation trip planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Very peaceful and beautiful place to just stroll through and relax sit on the lawn and take it all in  more »
  • Saw it on a rainy day, and it was spectacular. Sitting on the bench overlooking the garden watching the rain come down was very nice. A beautiful garden, marvellously well maintained. Quite small (as ...  more »
  • Very peaceful place, take your time and enjoy the serenity, Lovely place for family photos or wedding pics. Lovely pond,  more »
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  • Himeji = green. It exactly this place look like, green and calming. But there is a lonely duck in the pool... if only the duck looks happier, then will the garden.
  • Absolutely beautiful gardens where you can sit and relax for as long as you like. Great photo opportunities. A must see.
  • It's a decent little Japanese garden, not terribly well kept though and there are some strange people who sleep in there most days who don't seem to be homeless but feel it's appropriate to hang around there without a shirt on.
  • Beautiful garden on the southern edge of Adelaide. Small but filled with plants, statues, rocks and other features faithfully creating a genuine Japanese garden. Well worth a visit.
  • Currently sat in this garden and couldn't recommend it any more. Calm, peaceful, quiet and most of all beautiful. Small, but if anything this adds to the charm. Definitely visit, bring a book and have a couple of hours in Japan!