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Japanischer Garten (Japanese Garden)

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Address: Am Abendsberg 1, 67657 Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: +49(0)631 3706600
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Beautiful but very small!

It's a beautiful place but very small you can walk everything in like 10 minutes. So make sure to spend some time in the little cafe they have there and also to read a book.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

It's a beautiful place but very small you can walk everything in like 10 minutes. So make sure to spend some time in the little cafe they have there and also to read a book.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

On a beautiful sunny day this is the perfect park to be. Beautiful scenery. Beautiful flowers with a waterfall and large Koi fishes grace this majestic park! Kids are able to feed the koi fishes by buying pellets. walk around the park and forget your worries with the beauty that surrounds you.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

A lovely little treasure in Kaiserslautern. Worth a visit. Take your time. Sit and rest. Enjoy some tea or snacks from the outdoor cafe. And practice the art of doing nothing. Includes koi pond, Japanese rock garden, and many tree varieties. Enjoy.

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Honestly to say I expected much more from this garden, at least regarding the size. The garden can be walked around in maybe 15 mins, but of course you also take some time to enjoy the nature and drink a cup of tea with a tasty cake offered in a tiny cafe. However, the place is quite and pieceful, you... More 

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Fairfax County, Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This is a nice place to go for an hour or two. I have been to many Japanese Gardens so in my opinion this was not the best compared to some others I have seen but it is still a nice place to go. They have the largest coy fish I have every seen in the pond. Get some food... More 

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

have visited summer this year on our visit to Kaiserslautern, kids love it !!! great fun exploring the gardens and ponds great fun feeding the fish !!! plenty of benches and sitting areas for picnics , well worth a visit amazing well kept garden and pond displays , stunning place to visit, cant wait for our next visit. would recommend... More 

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Relaxing and quite place to either put your thoughts in order or hang out with friends. Bring you camera, because the place is amazing, despite small. There is a lake with fishes which come very close to you. Lots of trees and benches where you can just sit and enjoy the nature. Strongly recommend to go there if you pass... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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223 reviews 223 reviews
69 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The gardens are laid out in a beautiful style. Easily accessible for all, although some of the paths are quite steep. When we visited there was the opportunity to take part in Japanese calligraphy, sample Japanese snacks and buy fabrics. Good for an hour or so visit. However, the garden is not well signposted and the recommended car park is... More 

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Having just moved here from Japan, we were happy to spend an afternoon here and enjoy the serenity. They have done a good job of making you feel separate from the city but it is convenient to downtown. I though the admission price a bit steep but I know all that plant grooming can't come cheap! Wish the tea house... More 

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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139 reviews 139 reviews
30 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

An oasis of peace and tranquility in the town center. Luckily all the Rhododendron were in bloom when I visited so it was beautiful. I imagine Spring and Autumn are the best times to visit. Nice walkway and lovely water features. Small enough that you can see it all in an hour or linger and enjoy the peace. Was hoping... More 

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