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Sunken Gardens

27th & Capitol Pkwy, Lincoln, NE 68502
402.441.7847
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Ranked #2 of 24 Attractions in Lincoln
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Olathe, Kansas, United States
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82 reviews 82 reviews
19 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

If you are looking for a place to have some pictures taken for either Prom, Weddings, etc This is the place to take the pics if the flowers are blooming. Check it out and enjoy the beautiful flowers.

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Kearney, Nebraska, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Boyfriend and I went there late one night to enjoy its beauty. It did not disappoint. We thoroughly enjoy taking a step back and enjoying the smaller things in life :)

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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The gardens are so beautiful and well maintained. Relaxing place to visit and enjoy the beauty of the different arrangements...different every year. The fountains, lily and koi ponds, and plantings are so well thought out. An enjoyable small spot in Lincoln. Just wish we had more flowers in the downtown area as well. Enjoy the medians in the road as... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A great place to take a walk with your wife and enjoy great views together. The fountains and flowers are wonderful. Enjoy a small, unique spot in Lincoln.

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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Sunken Gardens are a hidden jewel. Always beautiful, always relaxing, the gardens have a different theme every year, lending variety to our annual visits. The koi and lily pads are fascinating, and the plantings themselves are well thought-out and executed. The gardens are a terrific place to stop by for a 1/2 hour 'beauty break', or to take a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Well I have a biased opinion now about the Sunken Gardens, David my now fiance proposed to me here in our home town and he chose the perfect place! The gardens are so beautiful and well maintained, it is a nice spot to spend some time with a special someone! The healing garden is now my favorite that's when he... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Such a nice relaxing spot in the center of town! The garden provides tons of photo opportunities as well as just wandering and enjoying the many beautiful views. I love the fountain, and the variety of flowers is great.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The Sunken Gardens have always been one of those staples in the summer time. Beautiful place to get married, take senior pictures or just read a book. They have such a wonder rotation of blooms throughout the summer and being a plant love myself I love the variety of plants.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A beautiful garden in the middle of town, ideal for weddings except for the parking. Not much going on in the winter as gardens are a summer sport.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My grandchildren and parents and I loved this place. Beautiful, well groomed. Gorgeous plants, very peaceful and well laid out. Could get strollers around and the kids loved the water and fish. We spent well over two hours there and enjoyed it with lots of great pictures.

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