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Japanese Friendship Garden

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Address: 1125 North 3rd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85003
Phone Number: (602) 262-6412
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lovely!!!

so nice relaxing must see! its a peace full retreat in the middle of city. Love it!!! You can feed the coi fish and just sit and admire Gods beauty. bellisimo!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

so nice relaxing must see! its a peace full retreat in the middle of city. Love it!!! You can feed the coi fish and just sit and admire Gods beauty. bellisimo!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Tranquility, beauty, peaceful and a delight to visit. Tucked away in the downtown Phoenix area, the grounds are so beautiful. The man-made pond with the giant koi is just plain old fun to see. It is so worth the visit.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Very relaxing and peaceful. Enjoyable to walk around and relax in. Easy to find a spot to meditate or read a book on a hot day.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Such a beautiful park to visit while in the busy downtown Phoenix area! A gift from Japan to the City of Phoenix and a delightful place to visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Although we visited this garden a while ago, it's beauty is quite easy to recall! A lovely and easy walking path takes you to sculptures, coves and very friendly koi fish!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

It's amazing that this tranquil place exits in the middle of busy Phoenix. It's a great place for walking meditation and to leave your worries behind. The kids loved feeding the koi in the pond, and the giant stepping stones in the water. April is a great time to visit when the irises are in bloom.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Very pretty respite in the middle of the city. Almost makes you feel cool even in the middle of summer but much better at other times of the year. Not terribly large but interesting. Lots of koi in the ponds.

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Phoenix
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

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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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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