Japanese Gardens- Venerating the Equality of Nature through Aesthetics
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Whether for recreation, aesthetic pleasure, or spiritual practice, the Nihon Teien (Japanese Garden) utilizes a historical, philosophical, botanical, and physical landscape to provide serene sanctuary for its visitors. In the ordering of nature, Japanese gardens need to contain: 1) vegetation, with respect to characteristics; 2) stones and sand; 3) water elements; 4) islands; 5) bridges; 6) hills of varying heights; 7) paths, with emphasis placed on rhythm and focus; 8) lanterns, like the toro;View more
Members $12 | Non-members $15
2612 Lane Park Road, Birmingham, AL 35223
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Aug 17, 2010 - Jan 1, 2037