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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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A step into History

I really enjoyed our time in the garden. There is a lot of history within' the confines of the Japanese Gardens. everything was so clean and beautiful like you would expect from a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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Fresno, California
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Toronto, Canada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
58 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

If you have car then you possibly will be looking for the parking place and may not be able to get it near by since it is too busy and if you are walking so let's say it is about 1 hr walking to get there. Really it gets you tired. Second thing is just for a garden the ticket... More 

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Turin, Italy
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123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

little corner of paradise in which to walk, stop and meditate, relax, enjoy the beauty of nature by man ordered. A small pearl of perfection. Worth visiting.

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Beavercreek, Ohio, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

A perfect way to relax and enjoy. The garden is very well maintained and so peaceful. I would highly recommend to visit it during your stay in SF. You will love it 💕

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22 reviews 22 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

I hopped off the city bus tour in Golden Gate Park to visit here. This is the oldest tea garden in the U.S. Worth the visit. You will learn about it's history and be able to just enjoy it's beauty and serenity. Take some to see it.

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Fresno, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

I really enjoyed our time in the garden. There is a lot of history within' the confines of the Japanese Gardens. everything was so clean and beautiful like you would expect from a Japanese Garden. There is even a tea house in the middle of the Garden where you can enjoy a cup of hot tea or a snack. It... More 

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Mills River, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Have tea and cookies at the little teahouse in this classic Japanese tea garden... a space of peace and beauty... and experience walking over the half-moon bridge. In 1958 I visited here, and the bridge was one of the most memorable parts of our family trip from Connecticut. I'm glad I got to go back and bring my daughter here.

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Greenfield MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We've been several times, and this particular visit was very crowded as it was spring vacation week, the weather was lovely and it was full of families. There's plenty of room to enjoy the gardens, the store is unique and pleasant. We thought the tea house a bit expensive and there was a long line, so we chose not to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This is a very beautiful Japanese tea garden and tea house. great place for pictures and to let kids wander around. Free admission mon & Wed before 10am. Plus you can go on a free City Guide walking tour at 9:30am http://www.sfcityguides.org/desc.html?tour=102 Also, there is free Parking on street which we found very close to the enterance but if there... More 

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Mendocino, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Bring your camera for this one. The Tea Garden is small, but visually beautiful. It feels peaceful and will recharge you if you take some time to sit and soak it in. It's not expensive to get in and has a special feeling about it. Don't rush through and you'll have a great time!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This is a small garden within the golden gate park which has a lot of small winding paths and sculptures and other features. Whilst it is a nice relaxing area that would have been nice to chill out in with others I don't think it was worth the $8 entry fee, especially when golden gate park already includes a memorial... More 

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