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“Koi Fish and beautiful flowers” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Shizen Japanese Garden

Shizen Japanese Garden
114 West Audubon Drive, Fresno, CA 93720
(559) 440-0825
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Ranked #4 of 21 attractions in Fresno
Type: Gardens
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Fresno, Ca
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
23 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Koi Fish and beautiful flowers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

I love this place. I have been here for weddings, and I took my Mother out there one Christmas Day. She got a kick out of feeding the Koi fish.

Visited June 2012
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Madera, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“A hidden treasure.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Tucked in the corner of Woodward Park is this gem. Springtime is spectacular when the trees are blooming. There is a family of Peacocks that live here and they are really a kick.

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South Elgin, Illinois
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20 attraction reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“Not much to see”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

We went in July, so maybe it's just that there was nothing in bloom, & nothing really unusual in the landscaping. It was peaceful & there were a lot of ducks (too many really). We also saw a couple of peacocks. It looked like Woodward Park would be a nice place to spend the day with your family, but I would definitely not make a special trip just to see the garden. There is a $5.00 parking fee to get into the park itself (free if you're a senior) and a charge to get into the park. It's not a lot, but still I wouldn't pay just to go to the garden.

Visited July 2012
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Merced, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great afternoon”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

Beautiful, we got to see tons of baby geese. All the kids there were excited about getting to see the big fish, geese, peacocks, and one turtle. Not a huge garden, but a fun way to spend a couple hours. Next time we will definitely bring a frisbee.

Visited June 2012
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Auburn, CA
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“worth a vist”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

well worth a visit. Beautifully landscaped, full of lovely Asian plants.

Visited February 2012
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