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Japanese Tea Garden

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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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Very pretty, relaxing

As others have said, it doesn't take long to go thru the whole Gardens (30 min, 60 max if you check out store, take lots of pictures, etc) but it's very pretty. My husband is 50... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Glen Mills, Pennsylvania

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Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

A great place to explore, especially if you love Japanese art, decor, and gardening. Some of the buildings, such as the beautiful Pagoda, were originally part of the Panama-Pacific Exposition in 1915. And don't miss out on taking a break at the open air tea house - I recommend the HojiCha tea, which originated in Kyoto and is roasted over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

As soon as you walk into the gardens, you are transfered into another world!! Bonsai plants everywhere and running waters, along with silence and the voices of birds create a magical atmosphere. Definitely worth a visit!!

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Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

As others have said, it doesn't take long to go thru the whole Gardens (30 min, 60 max if you check out store, take lots of pictures, etc) but it's very pretty. My husband is 50% Japanese so our 12 & 14 year old sons probably enjoy anything Japanese more than average teens since it's part of their heritage. They... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

My family really enjoyed the peaceful stroll through the garden, absolutely beautiful. The kids loved the little sandwiches, the rice cakes, and the iced green tea drink.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is a lovely place. We got to it just before closing time but saw enough through the gate to make us want to return. We went back on a Sunday and it was pretty busy. The place was however very peaceful and calming, except that is for some unruly children who kept wanting to climb on some of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Wrote some stuff about this in another heading for San Fran. Great town, good food in Chinatown. Got some great pictures in the Garden. Total relaxation in the heart of San Fran. Cool if you like nature.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Incredibly beautiful place with a peaceful feel. Well worth a visit! Tons of photo-ops, and even when busy you can still find a quiet spot to enjoy.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We took a tour bus that included a brief stop at the Japanese Tea Garden. What a great photo-op! Next time we are in San Fran, we will spend some time walking here.

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Aalborg, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I visited early on a Friday morning - before 10am - so entry was free. However this made it exceptionally busy. It was still possible to find a quiet area, away from the tea room and gift shop. Beautifully maintained and compact, but worth a visit.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Although the Garden is beautiful and peaceful, we were surprised how expensive it is to enter the garden. Also it cost $2.95 to get a map for what ended up being a small garden. We did not even bother to see how much it cost to get tea and food because we felt we had already thrown money down a... More 

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

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