20 Stunning Japanese Gardens Around the World

I hope to create my own Japanese-style garden someday.

TwistedSifter

Honbo Garden – Osaka, Japan | Photograph by 63highland

Japanese Gardens can be found at private homes, in neighborhood or city parks, and at historical landmarks such as Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines and old castles around the world. In Japanese culture, garden-making is a high art, intimately related to the linked arts of calligraphy and ink painting. Japanese gardens were first developed under the influences of the distinctive and stylized Chinese gardens.

The tradition of Japanese gardening was historically passed down from sensei to apprentice. In recent decades this has been supplemented by various trade schools [Source: Wikipedia]. Below you will find a stunning collection of 20 beautiful Japanese Gardens around the world. Enjoy!

2. Japanese Garden – Buenos Aires, Argentina

Photograph by LUIS ARGERICH

3. Ryoan-Ji Zen Garden – Kyoto, Japan

Photograph by JAIME PEREZ

4. Japanese Garden – Cowra, Australia

Photograph by JOHN O’NEILL

5. Ritsurin Garden…

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