Japanese Tea Garden
Tea Gardens, or Sunken Gardens, is the former site of the rock
quarry that produced the limestone used to construct the Texas State
the walls of the former quarry are constructed walkways and gardens.
The center bowl of the quarry is filled with water forming ponds stocked
with colorful fish and crossed with bridges.
The gardens are the original site of the Alamo Cement Company.
The original smokestack
and kiln are on the hillside next to the gardens.
Brackenridge Park is also home to the Sunken Gardens Theatre, an outdoor
theater that hosts concerts, theatrical presentations and festivals.