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Durban North Japanese Gardens

Prospect Hall Rd, btwn Old Mill Way and Uitsig St | Durban North, Durban, South Africa
563 1333
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Disappointed...

We visited Japanese Gardens a week ago. I was very disappointed. My memory of these gardens was a... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Pam J
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Staymonth=11
The only thing Japanese is the arch on your way in...

Let's not overdue it by calling this place a Japanese Garden when the only thing remotely Japanese... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
stefania1018
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Rome, Italy
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  • Excellent18%
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  • Average36%
  • Poor18%
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3 May 2017
“Disappointed...”
25 Apr 2017
“Needs some maintenance”
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Prospect Hall Rd, btwn Old Mill Way and Uitsig St | Durban North, Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

We visited Japanese Gardens a week ago. I was very disappointed. My memory of these gardens was a place of stunning beauty. It now desperately needs attention.

Thank Pam J
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Let's not overdue it by calling this place a Japanese Garden when the only thing remotely Japanese about it is an extremely kitschy arch on the way in and a few vaguely Japense-ish statue things coming out of the water. Literally looks like someone googled...More

1  Thank stefania1018
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Its a beautiful garden and a beautiful concept. We went in a group of friends and had no hassels. Apparently its not to safe to go by yourself.

Thank Sburgin
Reviewed 28 March 2017

It can be a very beautiful place to spend the day with family, however it appears to be a little run down and in desperate need of maintenance. Many of the parks features seem very old and could use a little TLC. Overall its a...More

1  Thank Theran P
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Nice gardens for a walk or a picnic. There are secluded spots or areas overlooking the pond. The gardens are quite clean and there is a security guard that walks around. Entrance is free which is a bonus

Thank zbrentano
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Peaceful,clean, quiet, free entrance, ideal for picnics, but more like a big park, I suppose its because we expected koi ponds, miniature gardens, maybe a tearoom,lots of quaint buildings, maybe gazebos,stepping stones, zen gardens.

1  Thank Pattipoops
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This garden has a japanese theme and is very popular for families for picnics.The gardens are well maintained by the council and has many walking paths

Thank sandra p
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The play area is lovely for children and the toilets are well managed. However the gardens are in need of upgrading due to the presence of large barren,patches broken statues and weeds.

Thank sarahrow2015
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Beautifully tranquill, lovely gardens that are well maintained. Not something that would ordinarily be expected to find in Durban.

Thank Hardly089
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Great place to relax on a warm sunny day, lovely garden , well maintained. There are plenty of space to set up your picnic , tables and chairs and other more hidden areas in the garden. some beautiful bird wild life and then monkeys around...More

Thank JoMoreau
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Sereshan N
27 April 2017|
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Response from sandra p | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can braai near the car park.
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