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Adelaide Himeji Garden

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by Stacey Canavan (subscribe)
I'm a 29 year old female Senior Reporter for Weekend Notes. I Graduated from A Bachelor of Journalism at The University of South Australia in 2013 & completed my Diploma in Photography
Published June 27th 2014
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A Hidden Mystery: Adelaide Himeji Garden is one of Adelaide's best kept secrets. It was designed by council staff and Japanese landscape designer, Yoshitaka Kumada in 1985.

It's located on South Terrace between Pulteney Street and Hutt Street in Adelaide. Open seven days a week from 8am-5:30pm, it's one of the only classical Japanese gardens in Adelaide.

Visit Himeji Garden for a self-guided walk through a beautiful Japanese Garden. At the entrance collect a brochure containing a map of the 13 stops of the garden then at your own leisure proceed through the gates.

Things to see include: The Gatehouse, Okunoin Lantern, The Lake, Lantern, Pine Trees, Milestone, Deer Scarer, Teahouse, Sea of Sand, Well, Mountain, Stepping Stones and Perspective Stones.

The Garden blends 'Senzui' and 'Kare Senzui'. Senzui, A mountain and lake garden created by using water to make images and 'Kare Senzui' the process of creating a water design from rocks and sand.

It's the perfect location for a relaxing afternoon and a quiet picnic.
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Why? Family Activity or Romantic Picnic
When: 8am-5:30pm Daily
Phone: Guided Tour with Park Lands Ranger (08) 8203 7483
Where: South Terrace, Adelaide
Cost: Free
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