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Address: Corner of 9th Avenue South and Mayor Magrath Drive | Next to Henderson Lake, 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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Lovely, peaceful gardens

The gardens are small but very well kept and peaceful. Beautiful location in a park in Lethbridge. Nice views of the lake. Staff was friendly and helpful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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Edmonton, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We toured the gardens with a gifted interpreter who had actually lived in Japan. He was very familiar with the culture and could answer most of our questions with ease. We had a lovely time with our kids checking out the tea house and strolling the gardens. Would love to come back again in the fall.

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

We are very glad to hear you and your family enjoyed your visit to the garden. Thank you very much for the review, and we hope to see you again! More 

Blackfalds, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My wife and I go every chance we have when passing through Lethbridge. It is a serene and beautiful escape from the busy stressful and hectic flow. Ground staff take great pride in what they maintain and it shows. The staff are well informed and courteous with any requests or questions. Take the tour in the tea house you wont... More 

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

Thank you very much for the great review. We are very happy to hear enjoy your visits to the garden and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We went with kids to Nikka Yukon last Wednesday. I was a bit afraid that the teens would be a bit bored, but it turn out to be a good trip. Before you go there stop at the rose alley in a local park - it is quite amazing! We simply enjoyed sitting on the bench there smelling those beautiful... More 

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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 and your family enjoyed your visit. We are very happy to hear our staff were able to enhance your experience, and we will pass along your complements to them. More 

Conifer, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The gardens are small but very well kept and peaceful. Beautiful location in a park in Lethbridge. Nice views of the lake. Staff was friendly and helpful.

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We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and we greatly appreciate your review. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

It's beautiful, very peaceful, not many people there the day we were there so that was good. Staff were all very pleasant and helpful. I expected it to be bigger, I know the idea is go slow and be thoughtful, but I thought the garden tour would take maybe an hour or so but it was much quicker. Perhaps my... More 

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

Thank you for the review. We greatly appreciate your feedback. Although the physical size of the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden is 4 acres and features breathtaking views and beautiful scenery, it is also rich with culture and history. Recently designated a Municipal Historic Resource the purpose of the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden is to provide an environment where guests can... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Japanese garden offers a round walk for 30-45 minutes in a beautiful and silent setting. Good place to relax and enjoy the very trimmed garden.

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

Thank you for the review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the garden More 

Rocky Mountain House, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We took in the Japanese Garden recently, and so glad we did. The work that has gone into building and maintaining this area is unbelievable. From the gift shop where you purchase your tickets to the front entry to the garden itself are beautifully set up and maintained. We did the self guided tour with the help of the pamphlet,... More 

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

Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This is a must see attraction if you are in Lethbridge. The staff were very friendly and informative and the gardens are well manicured and cared for. The peace and tranquility found here is not matched anywhere else in this city. I especially enjoyed the dry garden and the water features. My wife enjoyed the different shaped trees and the... More 

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

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

Casa Grande, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

If you're visiting in the Lethbridge area, this spot is a must. It is a piece of calm in our hectic daily lives. Beautifully landscaped and manicured. Peaceful babbling brooks flowing around, through, and under; bridges and pathways. Water fowl frolick in the well designed ponds and waterfalls. Specially selected rocks are laid out to complement the natural surroundings. A... More 

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

Moose Jaw, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a must if you're visiting Lethbridge. It's a beautiful garden in the city, adjacent to nearby Henderson Lake - very easy to find. We went on a tour and our tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly (but not Japanese). If I were to go again and had time, I would take a book and spend the day... More 

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Thank you very much for the review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

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Address: Corner of 9th Avenue South and Mayor Magrath Drive | Next to Henderson Lake, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 3Z6, Canada
Phone Number: +1 403-328-3511
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Lethbridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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