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Himeji Garden

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Transported to Japan in an instance

Fantastic Japanese gardens tucked away in a massive park. Feels exactly like japan. I love the rock... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Andrew W
Ringwood North
Take a moment of calm in this tranquil space

Had a lovely first visit to this garden, the first of many I hope. A lovely little spot that is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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6018 South Terrace | Park 18. Between Glen Osmond & Hutt Rd, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 8 8203 7203
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Fantastic Japanese gardens tucked away in a massive park. Feels exactly like japan. I love the rock gardens. Come here to get that zen feeling

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely first visit to this garden, the first of many I hope. A lovely little spot that is open until 8.30pm in December & January. Very well maintained and full of wildlife from the turtles and fishes inhabiting the flowing lily covered pond...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank aaronc105
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very relaxing, lovely place, kids enjoyed walking around. Seeing the turtles in the pond, birds. Very peaceful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tess H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I looked forward to seeing these gardens, and the map indicated them to be much larger than they were. They were disappointingly small, and the signage and map were deceptive.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lizzy122015
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Parking is average (there are businesses and homes nearby) but the garden itself is lovely. Very quiet and with many lovely views. Take a book and a camera. Wheelchair accessible, if you don't mind slightly rough paving. Look for ducklings in the spring.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tandanya22
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

My parents were visiting from Melbourne so we took a walk down South Terrace to the Himeji Japanese Garden. It is very peaceful meandering past the water features and around the paths. If you go solo it is a lovely spot to read a book.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kateruddz
Reviewed 12 December 2018

The garden is a beautiful serene place on the edge of the City parklands where you can sit and relax . It's a calming and tranquil place to enjoy the plantings after the hustle and bustle of life. A little bit of Japan in Adelaide....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rozmont
Reviewed 3 December 2018

A small garden worth checking out. its very relaxing and a short stroll. Parking at the front is convenient. Its zen, quiet, has wildlife such as turtles, ducks and small birds.Grab a book or just wonder though . It will take less that 10 mins...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Teresa L
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Don't waste your time this was most disappointing I was expecting so much more a long way to go for very little enjoyment

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tlmaurice
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

A true delight in what is already a very green city! This beautiful Japanese garden is a peaceful tranquil space, calming water features and stones to take time to sit and reflect make for a lovely visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jayne D
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28 October 2018|
Response from Barbara L | Reviewed this property |
I wouldnt think you are allowed by council although i cant be sure. It is fenced off and not overly big doing a lap would take around only 10mins. Also other visitors may not like dogs being so close. I think maybe... More
Drew S
5 March 2018|
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Response from Judith G | Reviewed this property |
No, it is a quiet, “hidden secret” sort of place, I have never seen a lot of people there, but it is a lovely escape from the bustling city
20 January 2018|
Response from AdelaideTraveller888 | Reviewed this property |
No food or drink available here. The garden is small and serene, perfect for relaxation and contemplation.