The most beautiful Japanese gardens around Paris

Published by My B. · Photos by My B. · Published on 17 May 2022 at 13h58
Looking for a quiet garden? Come along and discover the most beautiful Japanese gardens right outside Paris. Between public and museum garden, these exotic gardens have it all for a change of scenery and a boost of serenity. Anyway, enjoy these fabulous gardens.

Did you know there are lots of Japanese gardens in Paris and in the Paris area? In Paris, the Jardin de l’Unesco or the Musée Guimet hides beautiful Japanese gardens you shall discover. And outside Paris, in Île-de-France, several magnificent gardens are available.

Japanese garden comes from an antique Japanese tradition. There are found in private houses and in local parks or historic venues: Buddhist temples, Shintoist tombs, castles. The composition of a Japanese garden follows three main principles: the reproduction to nature in miniature, symbolism and the grasp of landscapes.

These pretty gardens are characterized by several elements: a mineral staging, a specific vegetable world, and an aquatic piece adorned with typical decorative elements. So, you will often find lanterns, red bridges, pebbles or sand, and water.

In Japan, the art of garden is major and respected. From maple trees to pine trees to azaleas and irises, plants in a Japanese garden are often selected according to esthetic criteria. Be enchanted by the discovery of beautiful Japanese parks in Paris.

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Shall we go on a Zen stroll, then?

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Starts 9 May 2022

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