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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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Located in Golden Gate Park. There is an ultra reasonable price to get awesome nature picture or Japanese tea temples on the grounds. Lots of people but plenty of opportunity to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Sacramento, California, Usa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Located in Golden Gate Park. There is an ultra reasonable price to get awesome nature picture or Japanese tea temples on the grounds. Lots of people but plenty of opportunity to make something picture perfect. Family. Love ones. Selfies. Not a shortage to be found here. There is still a tea restaurant onsite if you believe you must get tea.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Beautiful garden and very nice hot chocolate too! Maybe a little expensive at $8 each but I imagine a lot of work has to go into the upkeep!

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

It really is worth visiting these beautiful gardens. The atmosphere in there is so peaceful and they are beautifully maintained. So many trees and plants were in bloom - just stunning. Although we didn't stop for a drink a lot of people were enjoying reason the terrace over looking the pond. Worth the $8/person for a bit of tranquility!!

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Pacifica
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Try to visit the Japanese Tea Garden early in the morning hours on special days when there is no admission charge before a certain time. Nice to walk around and peaceful setting. Can be unsettling with wedding parties being photographed there and hogging the paths or bridges, especially when they are there for a commercial reason and could not care... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

So beautiful and peaceful! Was a stop on our hop on, hop off bus and was so lovely! So many photo opportunities.

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Stevenson Ranch, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Nestled in the middle of Golden Gate Park. Lovely, tranquil garden. Be sure to read the placards about from where the pieces came. Have a refreshment in the busy cafe that serves teas, cookies, miso soup, other appetizers. Cafe gets busy, but you always seem to manage to find a seat.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The park is easy to locate and is well mapped out on signs. The muni bus will get you within the vicinity of the garden--it is a two minute stroll to the garden entrance. Don't expect to come here and wander for hours. That being said, one can stay as long as one wants to, and there are many delightful... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Went here when we visited the golden gate park. It's only $8 per person to go in and worth it. Its so pretty and relaxing. Definitely worth a visit.

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Long Valley, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The Japanese Tea Garden is located at the Golden Gate Park. The garden is considered the oldest Japanese garden in the US - it was created during California's World's Fair of 1894. One can walk through the many paths, among ponds, manicured gardens, bridges, sculptures and a tea garden. Mr. Hagiwara, a Japanese gardener had the idea to convert the... More 

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miami
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Take a short step into Japan. enjoy the tea and snacks and walk the lovely paths Won't take more than 35-40 minutes and its pricey but we enjoyed it greatly.

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