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Nitobe Memorial Garden

Address: 2329 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
Phone Number: 604 822 6038
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Ranked #29 of 336 things to do in Vancouver
Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

it's a nice place to go with family. where you can finde some peaceful places . worth it . go there and feel the nature inside it

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Vancouver, Canada
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11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I used to go in the gardens when I needed some reflection time. These gardens really transport you to a small peaceful spot that makes you feel like you are back in Japan. Enjoy.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The gardens are especially enjoyable in springtime when the cherry blossoms are in full bloom. Take your time and bring a snack to nibble on while you enjoy the peace, quiet and perfumes that abound. Simply perfect.

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Vancouver, Canada
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26 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

It's a bit out of the way being out on the UBC campus but if you go out that way well worth an hour of strolling or just sitting around. Classic Japanese style garden - perfect for a time of relaxing or mellowing out for a bit.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This garden is beautiful - it is so serene. I really enjoyed walking through it. The trees were beautiful, really wish we could go into the historical house in the garden but it was neat to see.

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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The ferries pop along False Creek, so you get to see lots of high-rises and parks. No narrative provided, though. A fun, cheap ride!

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Vancouver, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The garden is in a remote corner of the UBC campus but its an absolutely wonderful place. Its considered one of the best Japanese gardens outside of Japan. Its small and easy to work your way through. Beautiful koi in the pond at the centre and a traditional tea house.

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39 reviews 39 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This is a very beautiful garden which conveys a great sense harmony and tranquillity. A wonderful place to meditate and reflect on life.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I was lucky enough to visit the garden on a guided tour of UBC. Though small, the garden beautifully mimics a traditional Japanese garden for its simplicity and serenity. Depending on your temperament, you can either spend a few minutes enjoying its magnificence or a few hours basking in the retreat's glory on one of the benches scattered throughout for... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This is a gorgeous, peaceful garden. It is well worth visiting if you are visiting the UBC campus. It is designed to look nice in any season. Tea ceremonies are hosted occasionally in the tea house on site.

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