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    Nordrhein Westfalen Postal Code 40210 Country GERMANY Latitude Longitude lat 51 22337 long 6 79108 Find Gardens Nearby Phone Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Construction Period Public Private PUBLIC Hours Admission Added to JGarden 4 7 2003 Last Updated 4 7 2003 Sources Dr Greg Missingham University of Melbourne JGarden Description The hotel is located in central Dusseldorf at the main rail station It is approximately 10 15 minutes

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    tram or train Tram 55 from William Street Monday Saturday and Tram 68 from Elizabeth Street run on Sundays Trains run from historic Flinders Street Station on the Upfield or Gowrie lines Monday through Sunday stopping at Melbourne Zoo s own Royal Park Station The Japanese garden is located just past the zoo s main gate to the right A map is available on the web site The garden was completed in November 1991 on the old site of the Pygmy Hippopotamus exhibit It sets a tone of elegance for the meeting center and Lakeside Bistro It was constructed in honor of the Sister State relationship between Victoria and Aichi Prefecture where an Australian garden is now open to visitors Nakane Shiro the Kyoto landscape architect designed the site and supervised the construction process While stone forms the bones of this garden the plant selection provides interest during all seasons though the sequence of cherry blossoms in spring is supposed to be of particular note Melbourne Zoo is the oldest zoo in Australia and is among the oldest zoos in the world Originally located on the river flats in Richmond it was modeled after the London Zoo In 1862 the Royal Park site was given to the zoo by the City of Melbourne The grounds were laid out on formal lines to create a garden atmosphere This early zoo was not one we would recognize today however Australia was importing large numbers of domestic animals and song birds at the time and before being sent to a station or released into the bush they required a period of acclimitisation after their long journey from Europe The zoo served as an animal acclimatisation park The real development of a Zoological collection began with the appointment of Albert Le Souef in 1870

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    West Street Mailing Address City Toowoomba State Queensland Postal Code 2794 Country AUSTRALIA Latitude Longitude lat 27 55 long 151 9667 Find Gardens Nearby Phone Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Nakane Kinsaku Contruction Date 1983 1989 Public Private PUBLIC Hours Admission Added to JGarden 5 21 2000 Last Updated 5 21 2000 JGarden Description The garden features several sub gardens of various styles The JOJG 2003 Australian Garden Survey

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    Over 120 species of birds have made their home in the garden permanently or seasonally and there are over 113 types of trees flowers and shrubs to be seen in this ever changing Garden Plant species include flowering cherry cedar rose persimmon downy maple and flowering quince liquid ambers golden ash maples Chinese tallozvs silver birch wattles jacarandas magnolias camellias lilacs honeysuckle rosemary bamboo dwarf diosma crepe myrtle daffodils irises may bushes and jasmine Cultural Centre In addition to the garden a Cultural Centre has three galleries of exhibits including Nanga paintings Kabuki Hakata Noh and Daruma dolls ceremonial kimonos and masks model samurai and weapons a collection of Japanese ceramics Arita porcelain and Shippo Yaki a Somenishiki ornamental vase model torii gates a 300 year old Hanabusa scroll In early October the spring blossoms transform the Garden and it becomes the focus of Sakura Matsuri Cowra s annual Cherry Blossom festival Besides enjoying the myriad of blossoms visitors can join the Garden s Japanese guests and see demonstrations of Japanese arts and crafts including Ikebana Bonsai Calligraphy Pottery and Origami observe the tea ceremony and listen to a recital of the Shakuhachi flute The martial arts of Kendo and Karate are demonstrated there is kite flying and Japanese food can be sampled Cowra s Japanese Connection Cowra s involvement with the Japanese began during World War II when the Australian Government built a prisoner of war camp on the outskirts of the town It originally housed Germans and Italians but when war spread into the Pacific region Japanese Formosan Javanese and Korean prisoners were also accommodated at the camp Before dawn on August 5 1944 over 1000 of the Japanese prisoners staged a breakout that was to go into the history books as the biggest military mass escape of

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    Longitude lat 27 48333 long 152 96667 Find Gardens Nearby Phone 61 0 7 3403 8888 24 hr City call centre Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Contruction Date 1989 expo in 1988 Public Private PUBLIC Hours Daily 8am and 5 30 pm closes 5pm April to August Bonsai House is open 10am to 12noon 1pm to 3pm weekdays and 10am to 3pm weekends Gates are closed to vehicle access at 4 00 pm and on weekends Admission Added to JGarden 2 18 2002 Last Updated 4 6 2003 Sources web site JGarden Description This Japanese Garden opened in February 1989 after being successfully moved from its previous home outside the Japan Pavilion at Brisbane s World Expo 88 The theme of the garden is tsuki yama chisen or mountain pond stream Above the entrance are three Japanese characters that invite the visitor to come into the garden and enjoy the blue of the water and the green of the trees This stroll garden includes stone water and vegetative elements interspersed along a winding path The garden manages to use primarily local plant material but maintains a Japanese touch It is run by the local City Council and was a gift donated by the Japanese government The 52 hectare complex contains an extensive collection of native and exotic plants of over 20 000 plants representing approximately 5000 species from around the world and includes Temperate Bamboo Herb Bromeliad Arid Rain Forest Tropical Bonsai and other speciality gardens The site is located about 8km from the city centre about a 15 minute drive Alternatively catch bus 471 from the bus stop on Adelaide Street at Albert Street Commonwealth Bank in the City or the Great City Circle bus 598 or 599 from various suburbs There is also a botanical horticultural library

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    monthly newsletter Carleton College URL http www carleton edu campus news pr japanesegarden html Name Carleton College Carleton College Japanese Garden Photo James Phillips Alternate Name Joryo en The Garden of Quiet Listening Address 104 Maple Street Mailing Address City Northfield State Minnesota Postal Code 55057 Country UNITED STATES Latitude Longitude lat 44 459452 long 93 150561 Find Gardens Nearby Weather Phone 1 507 645 7161 Fax E Mail Contact Designer s David Slawson Contruction Date 1976 Public Private PUBLIC Hours Admission Added to JGarden 1 1 1998 Last Updated 9 11 2004 Sources JGarden Description This garden is located in a quiet section of the Carleton campus It s known for its grace human scale and contemplative atmosphere It was was conceived by Bardwell Smith the John W Nason Professor Emeritus of Asian Studies at Carleton and designed and constructed by David Slawson author of Secret Teachings in the Art of Japanese Gardens It continues to be maintained by Slawson and Mary Bigelow a professional gardener from the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum This garden was named one of the 10 best in North America by the Journal of Japanese Gardening In the shadow of the rocks The pond

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    our monthly newsletter Beijing Japanese Garden Name Beijing Japanese Garden Alternate Name Address Mailing Address City Beijing State Beijing Postal Code Country CHINA Latitude Longitude lat 39 88333 long 123 9125 Find Gardens Nearby Phone Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Construction Period Public Private PUBLIC Hours Admission Added to JGarden 2 8 2003 Last Updated 2 8 2003 Sources Dr Greg Missingham University of Melbourne JGarden Description Gift from

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    Golden and Loveland They were placed to represent mountains and cliffs by the sea The 125 ponderosa pines Pinus ponderosa also from the region form the next layer of the design Large swaths of green turf are interrupted by deciduous trees and shrubs usch as cutleaf weeping birch Betula pendula maples Acer rubrum and A Ginnala redleaf Japanese barberry Berberis thumbergi flowering cherry Pyrus calleryana bugle weed Ajuga reptans multi colored Iris ensata growing along the stream and several varieties of thyme Anarcharis provide seasonal color and interest The garden is patterned on the chisen kaiyushiki template lit pond and stroll garden A walking path meanders through the garden around a central pond with several points of interest interrupting the walk Three small islands in the pond represent the usual crane the largest tortoise and treasure ship symbols found in many gardens of this type There are five stone lanterns each of them emphasizing a specific view The largest and most significant is a yukimi doro or snow viewing lantern located near the pond and donated by Denver s sister city Takayama shi as a symbol of goodwill and friendship A second Katsuga style lantern was donated by Takayama in 1964 and was 200 years old at the time The other lanterns are on the eastern pathway at the tea house and near the wisteria arbor an oribe doro A wisteria arbor two vines white and lavender donated by Takayama in fall 1981 is located in the nortwest corner of the garden It was placed here as a stopping point along the path A square shaped kesagata water basin is also located nearby It is a replica of the water basin at Ginkakuji in Kyoto A tea house is located in the opposite northeast corner It was built by the

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