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Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden

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Address: 1250 Bellflower Blvd, California State University, Long Beach, CA 90840
Phone Number: 562-985-8885
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Fri 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

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This is a great place to meditate, pray, take pictures and just enjoy some serenity. The grounds are very well kept and the staff are always kind and accommodating.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Signal Hill, California
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Signal Hill, California
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is a great place to meditate, pray, take pictures and just enjoy some serenity. The grounds are very well kept and the staff are always kind and accommodating.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We were traveling with two physically challenged relatives and we really enjoyed the size of the gardens. It's a nice way to enjoy 45 minutes of Japanese Gardens. Can't believe they didn't have Cherry Trees, though. I was hoping to see them in bloom but was disappointed this garden does not have any. Nice place to visit.

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Lakewood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I have visited this Japanese Garden on several occasions. It's beautiful for sure but WOW did it ever transform into the most beautiful garden wedding and reception area! I commended the bride and groom for selecting this spot. It was truly a stunning wedding thanks to the beauty of the Japanese Garden and to those who hosted the event.

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Lovely place to bring the family and experience the lovely Koi fish and Gardens. I also attended a wedding here and it made a lovely back drop. The Image show was taken around 2007 and i donated it on canvas this year. Hope you enjoy the calm and colorful gardens like i did. warmly, Rita Ireland

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We were in the neighborhood and stopped to see this garden on a Sunday. It was crowded with people taking engagement and wedding photos. We used the metered parking and paid for an hour, but we had seen it all in a half hour and left. Took a few photos, and appreciated the garden, but just know that it is... More 

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albany ny
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Fabulous gardens (Japanese, Chinese, Desert, Rose, and Shakespeare), beautiful buildings and surroundings!

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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This place is peaceful and beautiful. The koi are awesome. If you're in the area, its certainly worth a look!

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I came to this garden the Sunday of my trip on a whim actually. It was near the motel I was staying at while checking out the area. The garden is small, but very calming. As others have stated, entrance is free, but you need to pay to park. Very limited space at the meter parking so those spaces go... More 

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San Diego, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This is a well-designed garden that packs a lot into a small 1.3 acre format. The topology is flat, and centered around a relatively large pond, so there are few intimate spaces and the feeling is not that interesting. The finely crafted 4.5 tatami tea house is somewhat raised, but the layout within the garden is very limited by the... More 

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new york
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Free to the general public. Amazing carp pound. Perfect for a short 15 minute walk. Lots of Cherry blossom trees. Large pond to walk around. Good for receptions and photos.

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Additional Information about Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden

Address: 1250 Bellflower Blvd, California State University, Long Beach, CA 90840
Phone Number: 562-985-8885
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

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