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Japanese Garden

At Baykomm you are right next to our Japanese Garden. Since 1912 this park landscape has been captivating Bayer employees and visitors alike – with extraordinary horticulture throughout the year.

15,000 m² of flowering gems from all over Eastern Asia, artistic sculptures, ornate lanterns and arched gates. Have a look at our wonderful teahouse with its Buddha statues, geishas and water-spouting dragons. Take an unforgettable photo on the Mikado Bridge. Or simply relax on one of our many park benches and enjoy this outstanding place. Glorious!

A visit to our Japanese Garden is without any charge.

Opening hours

April till October
Mo – Fr 9:00 am – 20:00 pm
Sundays and Bank holidays 9:30 am – 20:00 pm
November till March 
Mo – Fr 9:00 am – 16:30 pm
Sundays and Bank holidays 9:30 am – 17:00 pm

Is the Japanese Garden barrier-free?

Due to the narrow paths and the special design, restrictions apply to strollers, wheelchairs and dogs. There is, however, a circular path around the Japanese Garden that allows a good view of a large part of the grounds. The adjacent park Carl-Duisberg-Park is free to use.

Are dogs allowed in the Japanese Garden?

Dogs can only be taken on the circular route around the Japanese Garden, but not within the Japanese Garden due to the special design and narrow paths.

Is the visit free?

Yes, the visit is free.

Are tours offered through the Japanese Garden?

There are no guided tours offered. The Japanese Garden can be explored by yourself.

May I take pictures or film in the Japanese Garden?

Photography and filming is allowed in the Japanese Garden for private use. Be aware of the copyright and owner rights.

Where can I park if I want to visit the Japanese Garden?

Monday to Friday from 2:40 pm, you have the opportunity to park in the parking area "Japanese Garden" (P34). On Sundays and public holidays, parking is allowed all day.