Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden

The Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden is a 4 acre garden located in Alberta, Canada.  It was established in 1967 with the vision of creating a Japanese style garden that reflected the mountain and prarie scenery of southern Alberta.  The name was derived from "Nihon," meaning Japan, "Ka," meaning Canada, and "Yuko," meaning friendship.

When you arrive, you will be greeted by a host in traditional Japanese attire.  He or she will tell you about the garden's many features, shich include a dry rock garden, waterfall, streams and bridges, ponds and islands, and a flat prarie garden.

The garden is open daily, May through October, from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.  $8.00 for adults, and $4.00 for children.

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  1. Japanese gardens are so beautiful. My cousins lived in Japan for a while and their backyard was decorated in that fashion.

  2. Looks serene and lovely. Canada and Japan united in greenery.

  3. I
    'e actually been to this garden, but it looks much lovelier here!