The influence of Japanese horticulture principles is evident in Bonn’s garden designs. The Japanischer Garten is harmonized beautifully inside The Rheinaue overlooking the banks of Rhine.
Japanischer Garten was conceived in 1979 by Dr. Akira Sato, with the creation of an Oriental-styled garden as a token of appreciation for Bonn’s contribution to the Federal Horticultural Show ’79. The garden is designed to bring Zen-like calm into the bustling city. It has series of miniature Bonsai plants. You can languish along the Auensee Lake or take a stroll across the two waterfalls.
The star attraction of the Japanese garden is the 13-level Buddhist pagodawhich has become the emblem of Bonn’s spiritual centre.
Japanischer Garten Travel Tips
- It is locally identified on the tour guide programs as Rheinaue Leisure Park- Japanese Garden.
- The garden is wet in the morning. Watch your steps.
- The park organizes the iconic “Rhein in Flammen" firework annual event on the first Saturday of May.
- The park hosts Annual Beer Fest and Hot Air Balloon Show during summers.
- A mega flea market and fair is organized every third Saturday of the month between April and October.
- Plucking flowers or taking samples is strictly prohibited.
- Don’t eat or spill drinks into the carpet lawns.
How to Reach Japanischer Garten
- Train: Bonn Central
- Bus No: 610 and 611, Nearest Bus stop: Rheinauen
- Tram No: 66 Telekomm Express, Nearest Tram stop: Rheinauen
- Rüen Thai
- Cafe Fassbender
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23.61% of people who visit Bonn include Japanischer Garten in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
80.56% of people start their Japanischer Garten visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Japanischer Garten
92.22% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Japanischer Garten