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Japanese Gardens, Durban

Afrikaans name: Durban Japanese Tuine

The dam in the middle of Durban Japanese Gardens

Durban Japanese Gardens - a popular picnic spot

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The Japanese Gardens in Durban North are a popular venue for family picnics and birthday parties.

The gardens comprise of large lawns and trees with many water features and Japanese structures.

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The gardens attract various water and other birds and it is a pleasant place to stroll around with camera or binoculars.

Japanese themed display

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The Japanese Gardens are open all week.

Reed Cormorant

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The Japanese Gardens in Durban is a relaxing place to do a bit of bird-watching. The water features attract some waterbirds and a variety of others may be found throughout the gardens. Above is a Reed Cormorant and below a Spectacled Weaver. Spectacled Weaver

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References and further reading

Places to Visit in Southern Africa - Author: AA RSA - Year Published: 1995 - Page: 120

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