Expression of inner peace but at the same time also of refinement and elegance, i Japanese style zen gardens they are increasingly appreciated in the West and, from a purely aesthetic and architectural point of view, they are a perfect model to be inspired by for the development of outdoor environments.
If you too are thinking of transforming your garden into an oasis of tranquility and tranquility, we are ready to provide you with the most suitable ideas in this direction by presenting you well 40 photos of beautiful Zen gardens. As you will discover, for the creation of these particular environments with a unique and timeless design, it is not necessary to have immense outdoor spaces available since, if necessary, you can also be satisfied with small areas.
Essential elements that unite and characterize all Zen gardens are water, stones and plants and, in particular circumstances, the presence of sand or gravel: in Japanese culture, water symbolizes life and it is important that it flows from east to west or remains motionless. ; the rocks are the point where peace reigns and can be of various sizes but preferably rounded in shape; finally the plants that represent living creatures and should remain green throughout the year.
In a perfect Japanese-style garden, therefore, the presence of a Zen fountain cannot be missing and, certainly, among the many that we have already had the opportunity to show you, you will find the one that’s right for you, again an oriental-inspired statue, a wooden bridge (where it will be possible to place it), without forgetting lanterns and candles.
Before leaving you with today’s 40 photos, we remind you that if you are also looking for the right inspiration for the development of impeccable exteriors, on our portal you will find many ideas related to the installation of stone floors and beautiful ponds, without forgetting the very practical guide to Zen furniture for homes with a pure design.
40 Japanese-style Zen Gardens