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Nitobe Memorial Garden

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Address: 1895 Lower Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
Phone Number: 604 822 6038
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Beautiful Japanese Garden

Recommended by an old friend, I decided to visit this place and found it inspiring. A tranquil spot!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
23 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Recommended by an old friend, I decided to visit this place and found it inspiring. A tranquil spot!

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Vancouver, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This small garden is perfectly manicured and attention is given to authenticity. Although it is stunning in the spring, I like to pick weekdays to just sit and enjoy without interruption. It is truly a place for quiet contemplation.

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Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This little garden, located on the University of BC lands is saturated with a distinctive Japanese feel. The delicate and interesting plantings as well as the beautiful and well positioned waterfalls and small streams and ponds unite to make this garden a wonderful place to sit and let the peacefulness of nature take over.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My friend and I went to the beach, and all the parking was full, so we had to park on the UBC campus. After our beach visit, while walking back to the car, we saw this garden. It was due to close in 15 minutes but the docent let us in anyway. It is free admission, and it is a... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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94 reviews 94 reviews
23 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

One could easily walk through quickly. However, the goal is to really take in the peaceful gardens and share some time with nature. If time allows this is a wonderful place to sit and meditate!

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Dorset, UK
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12 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Such a lovely lace to visit near the university.I felt the gardens were restful, serene and promoted a contemplative state of mind.

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65 reviews 65 reviews
27 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

As in the title - a real sanctuary from the bustle of the UBC grounds outside. Yes, the traffic noise intrudes a bit but focus on the garden and tune it out. It's an island of serenity in the City. Worth the trip

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Vancouver, Canada
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96 reviews 96 reviews
8 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

A great layout and a great garden. Would come here over and over. Unfortunately the teahouse was not open on the day I visited. I, along with a few others that were visiting the garden, would have enjoyed it.

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Fairy Meadow, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Beautiful smallish garden. Great to sit and contemplate life. The reflections were amazing. Took some super pics.

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Austin, Texas
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119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I have visited several other Japanese gardens, all designed and implement by Japanese master gardeners, but this one is really special. It may not be the largest, and there is a fee to enter for non-students. But one of the benefits of stopping at the booth to pay is that you get a brochure that describes all aspects of the... More 

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Address: Address: 1895 Lower Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
Phone Number: 604 822 6038
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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