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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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I wanted to visit the Golden Gate Park when we traveled to SF, but really had no idea how large it was. We entered from Haight and had a very pleasant tree lined walk to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I wanted to visit the Golden Gate Park when we traveled to SF, but really had no idea how large it was. We entered from Haight and had a very pleasant tree lined walk to the Japanese Tea Garden. It seems a little pricy to enter, but we wanted to see it and everything in the city is expensive. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The Japanese tea garden is next to the museum of arts. You can see various types of flowers trees and water. Beautiful architecture from Japan. You can enjoy the silence and relax in a perfect order wishing the city

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Hyderabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

It is not a tea garden only tea you see is in the small cafe it has. I really could not figure out why it is called a tea garden. Although it is very beautiful for a garden but why tea Garden? It is well maintained and offers finely done garden space. The cafe is really good. You can taste... More 

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lindon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Beautiful garden for a great price. One of my favorite things in San Francisco. There are lots of great picture spots and they also have a little Japanese Cafe inside if you are hungry.

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Flint, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Very nice small but adequate --a lot of bonsai---not very many flowers --I guess with the water shortage it would be harder to keep flowers alive

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Goa, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

It was not something very very beautiful, but a nice concept and the way it's done.Get to know something about japanese culture as well $8 entree fee

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Strictly average. I thought it would be very peaceful and pretty looking but was average! Not worth the 8 $ entry fee! Plenty of other things to do in SF if you are a tourist.

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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The Japanese Tea Garden could be a pleasant escape from a busy city - but, in July, it was too crowded to allow for any quiet time: to be contemplative / to mediate / to just take a few quiet breaths and relax. Admission was a bit pricey for the very small area the gardens cover; and, the tea house... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The way the garden is designed is very beautiful. There's lots to read about each piece of art as well. Must try the small restaurants for it's tea. Entry fee: $8

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Centrally located in the middle of a number of Golden Gate Park attractions, we stopped here after touring the California Academy of Sciences. Beautiful gardens and pools give you time to catch your breath. Then head over and enjoy a nice cup of tea and rice cakes, or snicker doodles if you're feeling less traditional.

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