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Adelaide's Himeji Gardens is a traditional styled Japanese garden, a gift from Adelaide's sister city, Himeji in 1982. It is located in Park 18 (Peppermint Park / Wita Wirra), one of the southern parts of the Adelaide Park Lands in Adelaide, South Australia. The entrance is from South Terrace, between Pulteney and Hutt Streets.
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|Tuesday||8:00 AM – 5:30 PM|
|Wednesday||8:00 AM – 5:30 PM|
|Thursday||8:00 AM – 5:30 PM|
|Friday||8:00 AM – 5:30 PM|
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|Sunday||8:00 AM – 5:30 PM|
What a nice place. Normally gardens make me want to die. These are really beautiful. Well worth a look and a nice stroll with your loved one
Adelaide Himeji Garden is a Japanese garden located along the South Terrace. You will feel as though you are in Japan when you enter the garden. It is so peaceful and you will just forget about all the problems that you are having. The trees, lake and stones. It is a great place to relax on the weekends after a hectic week (unfortunately not right after work as the garden closes at 5.30pm). If you are travelling from the city, you can hop into the free tram easily and get off from South Terrance station (last stop for free tram). Himeji Garden is just 5-7 minutes walk away from the South Terrace tram station.
This little garden is a gem. It is only small, so it will not take you long to walk around. There are plenty of seats to just sit and enjoy the garden vistas that constantly change, giving you something beautiful to look at with every turn. There an elegance to the design as you would expect of a Japanese Zen Garden, tranquil and calming. There is also a lovely coffee shop just around the corner that has friendly staff and good food and coffee. Bici Espresso I think it is called.
Got married here just over 10 years ago... the place is still simply serene. Lovely tranquil location so close to the complete contrast. Prefect for taking a quick moment to reflect and refresh.... please always remember to be respectful to the beauty of the location though and take care when exploring the area to its fullest. :)
I absolutely love this garden. In the amount of space it has it manages to have a lot of secluded places to enjoy the themes of garden design that have been incorporated including a stone garden, main pond with waterfalls and small mounds to remind you of the Japanese landscape. Other traditional water garden features are included and they have used japanese style materials to give it authenticity. The way it is enclosed means its a paradise of peacefulness every time i have been there. I've never seen it crowded. Its a great place to just sit and think. Some japanese plants have been used including a beautiful spiky mountain pine. Theres lots of little details to take note of. Worth visiting repeatedly as the garden changes character during the seasons. Take the time to stop in and soak in the atmosphere.
Around the gate area we had to rush due to a sharp stinky odour... but everything else was perfect. Beautiful & tranquil place in the city. We love it!
The Himeji Garden is one of the most beautiful destinations in Adelaide. Explore the garden on your own or contact the Park Lands Ranger to arrange an informative guided tour to learn the spiritual, natural and historical significance of the Himeji Garden. Walk underneath jacaranda trees to the quaint teahouse and the ornamental lake surrounded by water lilies. A traditional Japanese raked zen garden is also located here. Take a moment to enjoy the tranquil and beautiful atmosphere and listen to the gentle trickling sound of water fountains.
Was very very small, didn't even know we had this here in adelaide. Actually took me a while to find it! Was bummed they don't allow weddings there any more. But good for a picnic date or just to sit with a book, very peaceful in a busy city.
"Serenity now!" -- just gorgeous, relaxing and very calming place to sit and take in the environment and the carefully maintained gardens. A must visit.
A beautiful, peaceful sanctuary with water features, carefully tended plants and small manicured lawns. There are a few plain seats where you can sit and enjoy the surrounds.
It is smaller than what you may think. I spent 5 min there. It is very beautiful, but I would not consider it like a tourist attraction (something to visit), but like a little place for a picnic, some relax time on the grass. And the day I've been there, alone, there were two drunk guys outside being loud, and another one inside the garden, totally wasted and sleeping on the grass. Didn't feel really safe.
I love coming to this tranquil retreat in different seasons. It may be a small garden, but each time I find something new to observe and appreciate. Not many people know there are turtles in the pond, as well as the koi. One of my favourite places in Adelaide. I hope people continue to respect the peaceful quietness within.
A stunning Japanese garden in adelaide. Great for wedding photos, proposing or just a casual picnic.
Beautiful small garden. Serene. Peacefully. Nice little picnic spot with well mai trained lawns.
Lovely quiet place away from the hustle and bustle of the city. It's not kept as well as the gardens in Japan unfortunately 😂
Great little garden. Almost hidden, worth a visit if you are in the area. People in there relaxing, meditating, reading etc. Was recently in Japan and many aspects reflect actual Japanese gardens. Not a place to go to if you are a large group and want to drink, be loud etc
Quiet and calm in the middle of the city. This little gem of a garden is beautiful. Families come here to let their children roam around and you can sit down and relax. It is maybe a bit small so it can get crowded pretty fast but if you need a little getaway for a short while you will need the peace and quiet you will need