For those who crave relaxation and a place to escape to nature, a trip to Ro Ho En (the Japanese Friendship Garden) in Phoenix, Arizona is the ideal location.
Accessible by light rail, the Japanese Friendship Garden is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty of nature and as well as educate oneself on Japanese culture.
Take a stroll along the stroll, the stone, and the courtyard gardens or experience an authentic Japanese tea ceremony in the tea house.
The garden also offers monthly events and activities to engage visitors in the Japanese culture.
The raw and natural beauty of the garden gives visitors the ultimate relaxation experience, and a place to experience culture.
Post and pictures by: Alayna O’Keefe