Few People Know There’s A Peaceful Japanese Tea Garden Hiding Right Here In Indiana
By Elizabeth Crozier|Published July 17, 2019
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
For a glimpse of the beauty of Japan, you don’t have to leave the state. There’s a marvelous Japanese tea garden hiding in Mishawaka, Indiana that has everything you need to experience a different culture in a nutshell. Check it out:
Shiojiri Garden is open Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., and you can get more details on its web page on the city of Mishawaka’s website. If you’ve ever been to this Japenese tea garden, we’d love to hear from you. Please share your experiences and photos with us below in the comments.
Address: 1000 East Mishawaka Avenue, Mishawaka, IN, 46544