Places to visit
Japanese garden traditions in Samogitia
The Japanese Garden initiated by the Japanese master Hajime Watanabe and doctor Šarūnas Kasmauskas and created for more than ten years in the greenfield near Darbėnai town is an integral part of the Japanese culture. This Japanese Garden is the largest garden in Europe and covers 16 ha territory. There is an impressive collection of bonsai trees, a stone garden with Japanese cherry trees (the sakuras) and ponds in the garden. When the sakura trees are in bloom, the garden turns into a truly magnificent place. During the blooming season, visitors can also enjoy the blossoms of star magnolias, azaleas, hazel trees and many more. in the garden.