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Address: | P.O. 751, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 3Z6 , Canada
Phone Number: +1 403-328-3511
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Description: Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden offers guests an unforgettable experience...
Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden offers guests an unforgettable experience combining the beauty of nature and authentic Japanese architecture.
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Flowerless Garden Bloomin' Peaceful

The word 'Gardens' may be misleading since we Westerners expect flowers in a garden! Nevertheless the variety and configuration of trees & water features make up for it & evoke a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
LAURIE G
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

The word 'Gardens' may be misleading since we Westerners expect flowers in a garden! Nevertheless the variety and configuration of trees & water features make up for it & evoke a peaceful feeling. Love the sound of the gong/bell! The Japanese tea house is authentic and hosts activities for all ages at different times. For the fullest experience check the... More 

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NYJG, Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, we are happy to hear you enjoyed the garden and the cultural experiences you attended. More 

Nagoya, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Its staff members are very friendly. I believe most of their staff members understand Japanese. The trees in the garden were being taken care of well when I visited the garden. It is a quiet and relaxing place. I like its atmosphere a lot. The lake behind the garden is also beautiful. They say "Shakkei( A Borrowed Scenery)". We can... More 

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NYJG, Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this review

We are very glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to the garden! More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

nice place to hang out and enjoy your surroundings. nice to support local attractions the water feature is nice and there are a few places to sit down and enjoy

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NYJG, Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. We appreciate your support, and hope to see you again sometime. More 

Lethbridge, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This place is very tranquil and relaxing. If you want to do family portraits etc, this is the place to go. The staff dress in traditional clothing and are super friendly and informative. Definitely a must see in Lethbridge.

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NYJG, Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the wonderful review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. More 

Red Deer, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

You can't beat the staff here! Friendly, helpful & knowledgeable. The gardens are stunning & the friendship bell is neat to see & ring. They expressly told the kids "ring it as MANY TIMES as you want!!". It's a beautiful bell & it resonates for a long time afterwards. If was $30 for a family of 5 - a bit... More 

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NYJG, Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are very happy to hear that you think so highly of our staff. They are wonderful people, and working with them is a pleasure. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

The garden hosts morning yoga classes in the summer, and they're absolutely spectacular. Couldn't ask for a more beautiful and sometimes serene setting. But the fact that the city chooses to mow the lawn in the park surrounding on the same day is less than ideal, but everything else about it is marvelous. Real hidden gem in the city.

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Vernon, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Went here with my sister-in-law last summer and what an absolutely gorgeous place. Very peaceful and serene. So beautiful, makes you want to spend your whole day just relaxing and bathing in the picturesque view of each garden as you turn a new corner :)

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We have been here several times Summer and Spring It is a must do stop when we get in town. Great walking paths around Lake Henderson at any time The Japenese garden is just great in the Summer A great family attraction. We Love it

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Alberta Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The gardens are nice but I have been to Japan and there is so much more that could be done here to harness that feel. I enjoyed it and the one visit I had there seemed to be enough.

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Taber, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

A must see for everyone! Local gem, not huge crowds, peaceful place to relax with kids. Manicured to perfection

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