Here’s The Story Behind The Massive Asian Gardens In Iowa

Located along the Des Moines River in Iowa’s largest city, you’ll find a park that transports you to another place and time. The Robert D. Ray Asian Gardens boast stunning architecture, but they also have a surprising link to the city’s history. Why is there a massive pagoda filled with statues and waterfalls in the middle of Iowa? Step inside and discover one of the city’s best-kept secrets.

If you’ve enjoyed the unique and peaceful environment of the Robert D. Ray Asian Gardens before, let us know about your trip in the comments section. The Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation is developing new projects regularly, so visit their website and the garden’s designated page to find out more.

Address: Robert D. Ray Asian Gardens, Robert D. Ray Dr, Des Moines, IA 50309, USA