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Waterfall Garden Park

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Address: 219 Second Ave South, Seattle, WA 98104
Phone Number: 206 624-6096
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Oasis in the urban jungle.

What an inspiring piece of art. Although small, it provides a serene respite from its surroundings. Ideal for taking a bag lunch here and finding a moment of reflection where... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Jax, FL

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Jax, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

What an inspiring piece of art. Although small, it provides a serene respite from its surroundings. Ideal for taking a bag lunch here and finding a moment of reflection where needed most. It conjures feelings of civility, humanity, and the potential for oneness of man and nature. I must credit the Casey Foundation on their choice of honoring UPS employees... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Cute little hidden park near Pioneer Square. It does have gates and closes a bit early. Great for eating lunch at on a hot day as the spray feels great and the shade is nice and cool.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Caveat - I live near here and I'm a landscape architect. This tiny "pocket park" is based on the same concept as New York's Paley Park. In a noisy urban setting you can create a sense of peace a privacy with the sound of falling water. It was designed by Masao Kinoshita of Sasaki Associates in 1978. It's a great... More 

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nola
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

a resident pointed this place out to us - and I was very glad he did. it's a cool ( literally ) place in the middle of over rated pioneer square. a good place to eat a bag lunch or read a book or forget you're in the middle of a city. we liked it so much we went back... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

What an awesome place to visit. The space is fairly small, but man..a man made waterfall in the middle of the city you know it's a must see. There's a parking lot next to the venue where you pay or just park and take a few shots really quickly then leave.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

Very small park in an unexpected place with a big waterfall. Gorgeous flowers throughout and tables to eat your lunch at, also rest room's. Hidden behind a wall of lattice work right in Pioneer Square...a free relaxing place to go and take some beautiful pictures!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

This would be a great place to go eat lunch if I lived in the area. It's got a lot of wow packed into it's tiny little space. It's about the size of a typical downtown building so it's not very big. But the waterfall is lovely and there are some very nice plant specimens tucked all over.

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Sooke, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I had reviewed places to visit and sights to see before going to Seattle on a 3 day trip. I did not see this on any information, yet, in the middle of a warm and tiring day of walking around we found this little oasis. It was cool, relaxing and beautiful. There were only a couple other people there relaxing... More 

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Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This tiny corner park is tucked away. If you don't know where it is (Pioneer Square area), you wouldn't know it was there until you were there! Great place for a little lunch, snack or break retreat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We have visited this garden on each of our trips to Seattle (6-8?). It's nice to find such a tiny spot that seems so protected from the city surrounding it. It's walled in so that it's not easy to find, but I think all the lovelier for that. It's a great place to sit quietly, listening to the sound of... More 

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Address: Address: 219 Second Ave South, Seattle, WA 98104
Phone Number: 206 624-6096
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown

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