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Address: 9817 55th Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98178
Phone Number: 206 684 4584
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Parts of the Kubota garden are really nice, some have definitely had people living in them. But the whole garden is really pretty. I was sad none of the plants were labelled, but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Parts of the Kubota garden are really nice, some have definitely had people living in them. But the whole garden is really pretty. I was sad none of the plants were labelled, but still glad we went and did the free gardens. Some really nice water elements. Much larger than I expected.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is my favorite city garden. The kids love the twisted trails. I even get turned around when inside there are so many trails, paths and trees. Bring a sack lunch, leave no trace. Look for the fox that lives there discover a path over the bridge. Sit, run, find shade. Go when its sunny or rainy. Its FREE.

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Champaign, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Free and very nice garden. Lots of variety in trees, shrubs, and flowers. Odd layout that seemed rather random, but it did make you appeciate the moment and take things as they came. I would prefer a more logical walking path. Worth a visit.

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Kubota Garden is our go to place for a verdant, relaxing and interesting stroll in Seattle, which offers lots of competition for such. This time we forwent the map and just wandered, which added to the charm, though it is possible to become disoriented in the maze of trails. Some areas are manicured, highly featured areas, often with ponds and... More 

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Jax, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The feng shui here is not as good as Portland's Japanese garden but is more suitable for a meditative experience. Seems to attract a variety of people who enjoy the beauty of the art form. Worth an hour of exploration with the self guided tour online. It is a gem considering it is complimentary and open to the public. Fujitaro... More 

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seattle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

A combination of Japanese and NW garden concepts Kubota is an oasis in South Seattle - far off the beaten tourist path. The entrance gate is from Gerard Tsutakawa, son of NW School icon George Tsutakawa. I also really enjoy the "mountain" area of the park built to commemorate the 1962 World Fair.

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Branson, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We had such a lovely time at the Kubota Gardens. We spent an hour or two just getting lost. Literally, we were not sure how to leave when we were finished. lol It was amazing how hidden this place is, though it's in the middle of Seattle. It certainly wasn't a disappointment. :) Make sure you bring your camera!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I can't stop thinking about home now that I have seen something as beautiful as this. Every detail of the garden stands for itself. The expression breathtaking view would be an understatement for Kubota. All walks of life should take the opportunity to see this garden once in their life. If I could relive I'd spend one thousand whale lives... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

so "far" from central Seattle, yet what an great place to really see and appreciate the love and care that someone took in creating a wonderful place for everyone. it's fun. time of the year matters, not a great place when it's cold out, but otherwise really great.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Beautiful tranquility not far from downtown. The Garden is extremely well cared for, and the landscaping second to none. Not long ago, I spent several hours just strolling the gravel path while taking pictures. I find it very calming, and enjoy just being there. Very clean, nice restrooms and inexpensive admission make it a must see if you enjoy Asian... More 

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Address: Address: 9817 55th Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98178
Phone Number: 206 684 4584
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle

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