Japanese Gardens USQ QLD, Toowoomba

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In a city of over 150 public parks and gardens, Japanese Gardens USQ QLD is often cited as one of its most beautiful and peaceful sites. Situated on the grounds of the University of Southern Queensland, the property covers an area of 4.5 hectares (11 acres), which makes it Australia’s largest traditional Japanese garden. Featuring mountain streams, waterfalls, manicured lawns, and over 230 species of Japanese and Australian native trees and plants, the garden offers visitors a chance to relax and stroll through an area designed to encourage quiet contemplation. Local artists often search for inspiration in these calm landscapes, and young couples frequently choose this site as their wedding venue. Plan your Japanese Gardens USQ QLD visit and explore what else you can see and do in Toowoomba using our Toowoomba trip itinerary planner .
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  • If you have a car then this is easy to get to. If not, then still easy - just go to the Bus Station in Neil Street and take a bus going to the USQ Campus (907 or 905 best ones, but there are others). ...  more »
  • Have been here many times over the last 7 years when our elder daughter first started university in Toowoomba. Located on the campus grounds there is plenty of parking both within the university and a...  more »
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  • Authentically designed. Largest of their type in Australia. Beautifully maintained. Looks fantastic, even in the middle of winter. Looking forward to seeing it in spring time.
  • I visited here a few years ago now but the place was very tranquil and serene. There are quite a few areas to explore and walk round, there are many ducks and places to sit and watch them. I recommend having a look - it's worth it. I have been to Japan and it does resemble the vermilion bridges that you can find out there.
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