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Tranquil. It's the perfect word to describe Cowra's Japanese Garden. You can't help but feel completely at peace when you walk through the lush gardens and cascading streams which represent the landscapes of Japan: where the hill is a mountain...more
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Ken Nakajima Place, Cowra, New South Wales, Australia
All reviews cherry blossoms golf buggy japanese culture feed the fish water features gum trees gardens are beautiful worth the entry fee southern hemisphere tea house well worth the visit peaceful place gift shop take your time couple of hours interesting history pow camp
The cherry blossoms were still out when we visited so got some beautiful pics. There’s a path that goes around the whole garden with seating at viewing points however some parts are a bit steep. You can get a golf cart if you have trouble...More
We had visited many years ago so were very keen to see how it had developed. We chose a day that was a little damp but that did not spoil the experience at all, the garden was still lovely with lots of atmosphere, the water...More
Didn't realise it was a fee paying event until we arrived which put us off a bit
On another day we would pay I guess but not in the mood todayMore
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The Cowra Japanese Garden and Cultural Centre has to be self-funding, its day-to-day operations are not funded by Council or Government. It is a not-for-profit organisation run by an Honorary Board of Directors and it is the garden entry fees and shop profits that cover...More
Great place to wander around, we have been here before in autumn and the garden looked completely different with the spring flowers out. Laid out beautifully with walking paths throughout, café, gift shop and cultural centre it's a great place to spend a few hours.
I had visited the Japanese Gardens twice before and held very special memories on the beauty, colours and tranquility, so I again wanted to experience this. Unfortunately the cold winter had delayed springtime and many plants and trees had no buds, no flowers as yet....More
This garden is glorious. There is something about Japanese gardens that is immediately soothing, and from the moment you walk in you see glorious views in every direction. The story behind the garden, its designer, the cooperation between Japan and Australia, the Japanese history in...More