Parc oriental de Maulévrier


This website is the prefiguration of the website of the future European association of Japanese gardens.

This future association will aim to create a network of Japanese gardens in Europe and more widely of all those concerned or interested in the art of Japanese gardens in Europe. It will be open to owners of Japanese gardens in Europe, whether private or public (open or not to visitors), to local authorities, companies, institutions and foundations, gardeners, designers, landscape companies, academics, training establishments and amateurs.

  • The association's actions

  • Census

    Census and list
    of Japanese gardens in Europe.

  • Partners

    Networking of all partners.

  • Communication

    of all the actions undertaken by the different members.

  • Events

    Organisation of events or participation in members' organisations (study trips, colloquiums, hosting Japanese or European gardeners, hosting trainees, etc.).

  • Europe/japan relations

    Privileged relations
    with the Japanese authorities in Europe and Japan.

  • Members relations

    Putting members in contact with various institutional partners, universities and European and Japanese companies.

  • Creation and rehabilitation

    To participate in the creation or rehabilitation of Japanese gardens in Europe and in general in any project of development of Japanese gardens in Europe on request of the members.

  • Cultural relations

    To develop cultural, educational and economic relations and exchanges between Japan and Europe. The Japanese Gardens being the "showcase" of Japanese culture in Europe.

Events 2022

Thursday 24 March 2022


Symposium on the art of the Japanese Garden in Europe.

Tuesday 31 May 2022

Workshops of Niwaki

Workshops demonstrations of "Niwaki" and stone landscaping at the Oriental Park of Maulevrier.

Wednesday 1st June 2022

Constitutive Assembly

Constitutive Assembly of the European Association of Japanese Gardens on Wednesday 1st June 2022 in the presence of His Excellency the Ambassador of Japan, Mr Junichi IHARA and numerous personalities.


Program and registration

The days of 31 May and 1 June are open to all upon registration. To obtain the programmes of these two days and a registration form, fill out the form below.


  • Fondation Franco Japonaise Sasakawa
  • Japan foundation