German Garden is home to the largest monument in the Cultural Gardens. This monument, Goethe and Schiller is the likeness of the philosophers and writers of the same name. There are also busts of Bach, Beethoven and other great German figures.
Greek Garden entrance is through two large, Greek style columns. The center of the space is a sunken garden that is shaped as a Greek Cross. There is a pylon sculpture inscribed with the names of historic Greek Figures, a reflecting pool, plants that grow natively in Greece, Sage and Cyprus trees.
Hebrew Garden was the first garden to be built in the Cultural theme that stuck with the Rockefeller Park gardens. The monument in this garden is a testament to the Zionist movement. There is a pink marble fountain that is the site to see in this garden and a smaller musician’s garden in the shape of a lyre lies in the south end of the Hebrew Garden.
India Garden features a statue of Gandhi, and the six heritage pillars. The garden is bordered by a stream and steps down to it are currently being constructed.
Irish Garden is sandstone walkways that form a Celtic cross that is filled in with the fresh green landscape of Ireland. This garden was recently expanded to include a Writer’s Recognition Court and The Fountain Plaza.
Italian Garden conveys the Italian Renaissance with large stone walkways, benches, grand staircases, and an amphitheater. This garden is decorated with a large fountain on the upper level along with a future Parthenon structure that will be finished in 2017. A Renaissance fountain can also be found on the lower level with etchings of famous Italian figures.
Latvian Garden is a privately funded garden provided by a family in Cleveland. This space features several sculptures, Birch Trees, a Granite structure, and the Latvian flag displayed. Cleveland Cultural Gardens in Cleveland, Ohio - Photo: The Cleveland Cultural Gardens
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