A corner of Japan in
The gardens of Rome's Japanese Cultural Institute7
Why locals love it
Italy is home to some amazing "giardini all’italiana" but if you're visiting Rome and one day you feel like taking a break from this kind of aesthetic and want to immerse yourself in a very different interpretation of outside space, you might enjoy a visit to the Japanese garden of the Japanese Cultural Institute.
Why you should visit it
The Cultural Institute architecture itself is worth visiting: it resembles a Heian period aristocrat’s home! While the gardens are an exotic and contemplative place in the hearth of hectic Rome, an off-the-beaten-path location. At the Institute you can also attend art exhibitions, japanese classes and other activities about Japanese world.
The guided tours are free, but you need to book in advance by calling +390694844655 check their calendar www.jfroma.it/giardino-orari-di-apertura