Jardin Del Corazon - La Serena, Chile
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben
S 29° 54.200 W 071° 15.309
19J E 282257 N 6689789
Quick Description: The Jardin Del Corazon (EN: Garden of the Heart, JA: Kokoro No Niwa) better known as the Japanese Garden of La Serena, is a treasure of Japan hidden in the heart of the city.
Location: Chile
Date Posted: 10/26/2019 2:00:41 PM
Waymark Code: WM11HE7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
The garden was born in 1994 as a joint work of the Chilean company Compañía Minera del Pacífico (CAP Mining) and the Japanese company Nippon Steel Company. Mitsubishi is among the other Japanese companies that also participated. Landscaper Akira Ohira was the architect and genius behind this gift from Japan.

This beautiful lung of nature and tranquility is a magical landscape that will transport you to ancient Japan and is only about 200 meters from the Main Square, another reason why you can not miss it.

The Garden of the Heart is the largest Japanese park in South America. It has different sections, each with original designs, which give you a different smell and sensation, from the relaxing sound of the streams running around the park and from the original red Japanese bridge, to the calm central lagoon.

Among the wide variety of exotic plants and animals that you can enjoy seeing are cherry blossoms, bamboo, bonsai, ducks, turtles, goldfish, etc.

Address: Eduardo de la Barra 336, La Serena.
Schedule: Open from Tuesday to Sunday between 10:00 a.m. and 5:40 p.m.
Fees: General $ 1,000 pesos Chileans, Senior from 60 years old $ 500, Children from 5 to 12 years old $ 300

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Name: Jardin Del Corazon

City: La Serena

Fees: yes

Designer: Akira Ohira

Date of Creation: 1994

Garden Website: https://www.facebook.com/jardinjaponeslaserena/

Location (specific park it is located within): Not listed

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

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