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Sunken Gardens

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Address: 27th & Capitol Pkwy, Lincoln, NE 68502
Phone Number: 402.441.7847
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Lovely Lincoln landmark

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Jim K
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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I was introduced to the Sunken Gardens of Lincoln, Nebraska by a long time friend shorty after returning to Nebraska after a lengthy absence. Though Lincoln is a mecca of trails, parks and historical locations and was a major player in the founding and development of the US, its railroads, pioneer passages, homesteading, etc., I was suddenly confronted with a... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

A nice place to stroll and enjoy a beautiful garden at the heart of the city. You barely notice the traffic going by. Nice place for pictures

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Sunken Gardens is beautiful. Fresh flowers everywhere. You need to wait until July to go so the flowers are in full bloom.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Sunken Gardens are beautiful. Very peaceful. Great spot for family photos. Many weddings take place here, and even more wedding parties are photographed here. Location is great; across the street from rose gardens and Lincoln Children's Zoo.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Spring time is the best, seeing all the flowers ready to bloom, the smell in the summer is wonderful

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Lincoln Nebraska
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23 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is just what it says it is....a garden. There are several types of beautiful flowers growing all around a few paths. The paths lead down to a central plaza area with some small brick ponds with fish in them. and a waterfall flows from the top area. While very pretty, this attraction will only take you about 15 minutes... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I have lived by the Sunken Gardens for years. It is a wonderful place to have a nice walk and look at all the plants. The only spoiler is the mexican fast food joint across the street that does detract from the smells of all the flowers

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Flowers and waterfall were a beautiful sight to behold. Just chilled and took pictures. It was also close to the zoo.

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