Meijer Gardens makes additions to Railway Garden display

Meijer Gardens' model of the Basilica of Our Lady of Zapopan, Zapopan, Mexico. Image courtesy Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

Meijer Gardens’ model of the Basilica of Our Lady of Zapopan, Zapopan, Mexico. Image courtesy Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

 

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) – Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has some new additions to its Railway Garden display. The Grand Rapids cultural attraction on Monday unveiled five new intricately crafted models as part of the “Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World” exhibition.

The additions are landmarks in Grand Rapids’ sister cities: Independence Square in Accra, Ghana; Palazzo dei Priori (below) in Perugia, Italy; Chomeiji Temple in Omihachiman, Japan; Basilica of Our Lady of Zapopan in Mexico; and the Bielsko-Biala town hall in Poland.

Palazzo Dei Priori, Perugia, Italy. Image courtesy Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

Palazzo Dei Priori, Perugia, Italy. Image courtesy Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

The Railway Garden spans four different greenhouse spaces.

The additions are being made as part of Meijer Gardens’ 20th anniversary year.

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