Bike Touring Highlight
To capture a Japanese atmosphere in Leverkusen, you do not have to travel long. A detour into the Japanese Garden is enough and the visitors are already standing in a spectacular park landscape, which offers flowering treasures from many parts of East Asia on 15,000 square meters as well as enchanting sculptures, ornate lanterns or curved gateways.The Japanese Garden was created as early as 1912. On the initiative of the then General Director of the Farbenfabrik Friedrich Bayer & Co. - Carl Duisberg - a garden landscape was developed under professional guidance that has been accessible to the general public since the 1950s. Today, the Japanese Garden attracts many employees from the Chempark, who regularly spend their lunch break here.But also for families and walkers, the Japanese Garden is a fixture on the weekend and a popular destination, wedding couples have here regularly record their "most beautiful moment" in life photographically. The beauty of the Japanese Garden is above all the play of colors in the plant world, which has a season almost all year long. This is ensured by a wide variety of plants, consisting of a combination of native and exotic plants. Thus, in addition to grasses, papyrus shrubs, Japanese gold maple, chrysanthemums and many more, you can admire sequoias in the Japanese Garden. There are also small ponds with Japanese koi and turtles on the grounds.Source: Bayer.de
July 5, 2019
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