Sainsbury Institute Japanese Garden


A Japanese karesansui garden arrangement has been built in the consecrated ground of the Norwich Cathedral. The cathedral founded in 1096 is one of the finest examples of Norman architecture in Britain serving as a place of worship for over 900 years. The new Sainsbury Japanese Garden links the 11th century cathedral to the newly opened Hostry built on the original monastic ground, and offers all visitors a moment for contemplation and a space for physical, temporal and spiritual transitions as they traverse between the two historic sites. The original request for the Japanese garden came from The Reverend Canon Jeremy Haselock, who has visited Japan many times. He drew […]