The Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden offers you an unforgettable experience, combining the beauty of nature in a serene setting. From the first spring blossom to the final autumn leaf, the Garden is an oasis of tranquility.
Step through the entrance gate, leave the bustle of everyday city life behind, and refresh your senses. A host or hostess in traditional Japanese clothing will greet you and highlight the Garden's many features, or give you a guided tour.
Established during Canada’s Centennial in 1967, Nikka Yuko was built to recognize contributions made by citizens of Japanese ancestry to the multi-cultural community of Lethbridge, Alberta, and as a symbol of international friendship. Its name was created from the Japanese words Ni (from Nihon meaning Japan), ka from Kanada or Canada, and Yuko, which translates as "friendship"...
The Nikka Yuko Centennial Garden is one of
the most outstanding Japanese-style gardens outside of Japan. Ranked
21st from more than 300 gardens of its style in North America by Sukiya Living
Established during Canada's Centennial in 1967, it has
achieved a world-class reputation through its magnificent...
The adaptation of time-honoured principles from the mountain-and-sea culture of Japan to the Canadian prairie is a unique story.
This book presents the opportunity to discover the inspirational beauty and history of a garden that has come of age as documented by one of its founders, Robert Hironaka, with horticultural author June Flanagan.