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Address: Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number: 415 752 4227
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Description: Four-acre refuge in Golden Gate Park featuring Japanese architecture and...
Four-acre refuge in Golden Gate Park featuring Japanese architecture and gardens.
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Nice walk before or after the museum

We walked to these gardens from the de Young Museum which is right next to it. It was $16.00 for the two of us to get in and well worth the cost. There are pagodas, fish ponds... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Augusta, GA

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Augusta, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We walked to these gardens from the de Young Museum which is right next to it. It was $16.00 for the two of us to get in and well worth the cost. There are pagodas, fish ponds, bridges, etc, and we lucked out on the absolutely gorgeous weather.

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Lakewood, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Don't get me wrong, this is a lovely garden, but if you are pressed for time, this is not how I'd choose to spend my $$. We were short on time and had to make a split decision: Botanical Gardens or Tea Gardens- we opted for tea gardens as we have been to many botanical gardens. While the gardens are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Stopped to view the garden and stayed for hours. We wandered past beautiful ponds. We stopped to take photos and walk over the arched bridge. We listened to the birds. It was just lovely to walk through.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This is a gorgeous garden hidden away in Golden Gate Park. The gardens themselves are very small and can be easily viewed in less than an hour. If you really take your time and sit to enjoy the atmosphere you can also easily spend half a day here! Admission is a bit high given the size of the gardens ($6... More 

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Manchester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

lovely relaxing walk through interesting gardens. Had snack at tea garden cafe - shop selling souvenirs

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A unique experience in San Francisco. A kind of oasis inside Golden Gate park. Is it commercial? Yes. But having tea there is still fun.

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

this is quite a small garden but beautifully done. better to get there before the crowds to appreciate its calm and be able to take photos without other tourists getting into shot. Lovely shop and tea room but not the cheapest. look out for the occasional bronze frogs hidden in some of the gardens

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Belgaum, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The Japanese Tea garden is one of the attractions situated in Golden Gate Gardens, San Fransisco, CA. Its a small garden with beautiful landscape. One can see Japanese Pagoda, Japanese lanterns and other heritage. There is a restaurant where one can enjoy variety of Japanese Tea and food. There is a souvenir shop where one can buy mementos as a... More 

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Fairfax, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I agree with most of the other reviews. This is a nice please to go to relax and enjoy some quiet time. Enough space to walk around for several minutes. The cafe is nice and simple with Japanese treats and a decent variety of teas. If you have kids though, they may get bored real fast.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This is a very small garden, in one hour I walked through the entire garden twice (at a leisurely pace). It's nice, and there are certainly some things unique to a Japanese Garden that you won't see in the other Golden Gate Park gardens. But as far as value, it wound up being pretty expensive for such a short time.... More 

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Address: Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number: 415 752 4227
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco

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