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Address: Asticou Way, Seal Harbor and Peabody Drive, Northeast Harbor, ME 04662
Phone Number: 800-258-3373, 207-276-3344

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Beautiful Garden

A friend and I visited in mid-Aug, and the garden was absolutely beautiful. We both enjoy photography, and this place was a perfect setting. A must-stop place for sure.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

A friend and I visited in mid-Aug, and the garden was absolutely beautiful. We both enjoy photography, and this place was a perfect setting. A must-stop place for sure.

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Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

What a beautiful vision come to life. I found this place so impressive. It is so gorgeous and peaceful. Each smaller area is so beautifully planned but becomes even better when you look out over the landscape as a whole. This happens from every angle you look at no matter where in the garden you are. A true masterpiece. I... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Lovely level walkways around Asticou Pond through established azaleas. Lots of photo opportunities with Japanese garden art and still water reflections.

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Bar Harbor
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Azaleas, rhodo's, and so much more. This garden is so incredibly peaceful, beautiful and filled with wonder - rain or shine.

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Ridgefield, CT
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276 attraction reviews
311 helpful votes 311 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Not only was this a large garden, it was beautifully laid out and maintained. The Zen garden was combed and lovely. The types of azaleas were impressive. I just wished I could have seen them all in bloom! There was a large pond trimmed with ferns, lilies, and other flowers. Everything was lovingly tended. The garden was created by Charles... More 

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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436 reviews 436 reviews
245 attraction reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Beautiful but small gardens that you have to walk to from northeast Harbour if you don't have a car. Give a donation at the gate.

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Melbourne, Australia
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321 reviews 321 reviews
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125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Any limit to rating for this garden derives not from the garden itself or from its maintenance which is excellent but from the proximity of the road which can be a little distracting. It contains great plants including rarities and couldn't help but delight any who enjoy visiting gardens. I highly recommend it.

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Davenport, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I have been to a lot of gardens and they don't have to be large to be amazing but this very small gardens area was a bit of a disappointment in early September. There were a few pretty little sections, but almost all of the plants and flowers there were not in bloom and a large section of the garden... More 

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Douglas, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

In all my years visiting MDI, I had never made the stop at Asticou Gardens - what a shame! Such a beautiful, serene and peaceful garden in a corner nook between harbors. Went with our tweens - they loved the water features and rock steps. We missed the Azalea blooms but there were so many beautiful species of plants, bushes,... More 

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Dover, NH
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

A beautiful place away from the throngs of tourists. Cool, green, mossy, very well manicured Japanese style garden. A nice place to sit and relax, go for a stroll on a warm summer day. No entrance fee, but they do have donation boxes. Well worth a few dollars. Hope to go back when the azaleas and rhododendron are in bloom.

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