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Address: 1000 Lake Washington Blvd., Seattle, WA 98112
Phone Number: 206 684 4725
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Description: On the third Saturday of every month at 1:30 PM, a Japanese tea ceremony...
On the third Saturday of every month at 1:30 PM, a Japanese tea ceremony is staged in this beautiful garden.
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tiny but well-groomed

Much smaller than expected, but still a neat and nicely laid out garden. We strolled leisurely around the pond and enjoyed seeing the koi being fed from the bridge and seeing the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Wow, spent $12 for 15 minutes. Tiny spot. Nicely groomed. Not a lot to see but the lake. They were also working on the road right outside the garden, so not very Zen when jackhammers are pounding away on the other side of the fence.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Much smaller than expected, but still a neat and nicely laid out garden. We strolled leisurely around the pond and enjoyed seeing the koi being fed from the bridge and seeing the 200 year old stone lantern from Kobe. The azaleas and rhododendrons had just peaked, I can only imagine how colorful the grounds would be covered in flowers ...... More 

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

We loved walking through the Arboretum in Seattle. The admission to the Japanese Garden was a bit expensive for the size of the garden...$6.00 per person...but was worth it to walk through such a quiet and well manicured garden.

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Filer, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

There is a small entry entry fee into the garden. It is located adjacent to a high traffic road which is blocked by the fence and shrubs. The garden is very well groomed. There are water features and a large pond where you can feed Koi fish. There were also ducks and small turtles in the pond. There were small... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is a small garden that may have once been nice. Now it looks shabby and in addition to the continuous heavy traffic noise there is a very loud engine/sucking tube/maintenance thing that howls non-stop. Bring ear-plugs. The vegetation seems to have suffered from neglect and drought. 5 minutes should be plenty to walk the entire thing and then escape... More 

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Phoenix
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Not a lot of flowers or pretty foilage. I think it was 6$ per person to get in. Spent about 30 minutes and was done seeing everything. Best part was buying fish food for 1$ at entrance and feeding fish and ducks. Would not have gone there with what I know now. Maybe try botanical gardens there instead.

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adelaide
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

very restful after a long walk in the arboretum well maintained and good variety of plants stunning flowers in spring

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The garden is super small. We had a baby and someone with a cane and it still only took us maybe 20 minutes to walk the whole way around the park. But it's really beautiful. The trees, the fish, the frogs, the plants, both individually and as a harmonious whole really worked beautifully. The view from the back of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Here is a garden that will put you at ease and take away your stress. You can stay as long as you want or a short stroll through. Your choice. They have guided tours as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The landscape is absolutely astounding. And you'll feel the peacefulness and serenity as soon as you enter the grounds of this well-designed landscape of art. Words cannot even begin to describe how beautiful this place is. You'll have to be there to experience it. The entrance fees are so affordable at $6 per adult and when you see the number... More 

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Additional Information about Japanese Tea Garden

Address: 1000 Lake Washington Blvd., Seattle, WA 98112
Phone Number: 206 684 4725
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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