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Address: 27th & Capitol Pkwy, Lincoln, NE 68502
Phone Number: 402.441.7847
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We stumbled upon these gardens quite by accident one day. We were travelling through and discovered the garden and took a several hour delay in our trip to visit and wander... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Arlington, Texas
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Nice garden like park across the road from the zoo. Nice ponds, pathways and sculptures, but is is quite small and situated next to a main road.

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Arlington, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We stumbled upon these gardens quite by accident one day. We were travelling through and discovered the garden and took a several hour delay in our trip to visit and wander through the gardens. Now when we travel to Lincoln, we try to may time for a quiet, tranquil break in our day to stop and visit.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Besides its beautiful flowers, foliage, pond, tiered landscaping, and architectural appointments, it's a TERRIFIC setting for photographing the scenery or people/clients against the backdrop of the beautiful, peaceful setting.

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Unadilla, Nebraska, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Each year the color schemes and flower/plant varieties change in Lincoln's most-favored area for strolling, outdoor weddings, photo shots, etc., and they're always gorgeous.

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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Get some lunch and sit in the park to eat and enjoy some sunshine. Beautiful in the summer. Well kept garden with lots of flowers, a stream, koi ponds. Great place to take pictures. Enjoy the rose garden across 27th, too! :)

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Spring Hill, KS
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I went to the Sunken Gardens while visiting Lincoln in mid-March while my husband was in training to kill a few minutes. Although there were only a few shoots springing from the ground during my visit, I can tell this garden is absolutely stunning in the summer when it's in full bloom. The structures are so beautiful: the intritcate dome,... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Lots of levels to explore, places to sit down, both sunny and shady. Very small, but enjoyable for the whole family.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Beautiful garden to stroll through next to the zoo. Lots of benches to sit, relax and enjoy the view. It was very peaceful when I was there even though it was in the middle of the day.

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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Lovely place for a casual stroll. This newly renovated attraction is a great place to relax and enjoy some beautifully landscaped paths.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Just the place to view beautiful flowers,koi ponds, fountain and a waterfall, and it is free! I have been coming here for years, and each year they plant different flowers. What a great place for all ages to enjoy the beautiful surroundings, stroll through the gardens, or just sit and relax! It's just across the street from a beautiful rose... More 

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