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Address: 1125 North 3rd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85003
Phone Number: (602) 262-6412
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A Gem in Phoenix

This is a gem in the middle of the city. If you arent looking for it, you'll pass it up. Don't pass it up it is a very nice garden and very relaxing. I attended a wedding here... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Phoenix
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This is a gem in the middle of the city. If you arent looking for it, you'll pass it up. Don't pass it up it is a very nice garden and very relaxing. I attended a wedding here and it was a great calming atmosphere. Very nicely put together.

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Gainesville, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

we went there on sunday morning. no crowd very few people. weather was nice. half of the park is closed for some construction and other reasons. nothing much to see. we fed the fishes for which there is a 1$ fee for the food. there was also birds like pigeons . both the fishes and pigeons are behind the visitors... More 

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Las Vegas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We took out of town friends here to explore and show off Phx diversity. Very peaceful, beautiful serene atmosphere.

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scottsdale
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We've visited oriental gardens in many large cities and Phoenix Japanese Friendship Garden is certainly not an outstanding one. But, for the desert it is a good sample of this style garden. I also experienced the tea ceremony and appreciated the care that was taken to be authentic.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is a beautiful garden hidden away near downtown Phoenix. Here is what you need to know: 1. Parking is easy and free. 2. The Koi Pond and fish are highlights for kids. 3. You can feed the fish, they are very colorful and fun to look at. 4. Great place to take photos. 5. Peaceful place to walk around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Finding this place is not easy, but once you do, you will go back and take others. In the hot, noisy, heart of Phoenix is acres of lakes full of Koi you can feed, and turtles floating on logs, green lawns, secluded benches where you can sit and meditate, or just gulp in awe.Yes, families with kids are there, but... More 

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Sedona, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Peaceful, beautifully and thoughtfully designed. I love the spring event where the women stroll the grounds in cotton kimono. A few hours spent here is like meditation to me.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This place is so peaceful and quiet. Even thou the freeway was in the side of us but below. There is a lot of trees and flowers. Nice place to take a blanket and sit and enjoy the weather.....

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Scottsdale, AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This place is absolutely beautiful. I had the honor of witnessing two of my friends get married here and the setting could not have been more perfect. They set the area up so nicely and the garden itself was breathtaking. Add in a nice fall day with the sun setting in the background as the shared their vows = priceless.... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We tried to go before our flight, but it didn't open until 10 A.M. Instead we walked the perimeter and saw a lot of it and it is a place we want to go back. Very pretty and pristine. We love gardens and especially Japanese ones. It seemed a little expensive for the size, but this probably accounts for the... More 

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Address: 1125 North 3rd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85003
Phone Number: (602) 262-6412
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix

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