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Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden Admission
From $8.38*
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Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden Admission
From $8.38*
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Peace, tranquillity and friendship await you at the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden. The gem of Southern Alberta is celebrating it's 50th year with cultural activities and the very best omotenashi (hospitality) every day. Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Mayor Magrath Drive S | Next to Henderson Lake, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 3Z6, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden has started putting on a fabulous Christmas light display. Well worth the visit to check them out! And great for all ages!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank aburgoyne18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went actually in January 2018 for their winter Christmas light display! It was beautiful and lots of very pretty lights!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Daphne Reinheim... Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good experience, Everything has a purpose in this garden, very cool garden. very tranquil, peaceful and contemplative

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lorne p
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A must see over in June when the peonies are blooming or during the Christmas holidays for the light display.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank dave5363
NYJG, Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. Hope to see you back in May

Reviewed February 12, 2019

Wonderful time of the year to go there is over the Christmas holidays and enjoy all the bright lights, well decorated and hot chocolate with cookie yum!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brenda B
NYJG, Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am glad you enjoyed our signature Matcha Maple Cookie. We will have more in stock for May!

Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

Enjoy visiting the gardens in the summer but the Festival of Lights in winter is an awesome end to date night. Lots to see. Great weather. Great atmosphere. With the visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nojo_13
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

It qas beautiful, well kept and a wonderful relaxing experience. I did expect a bit more and felt a bit underwhelmed but it was still wonderful. Wish i learned a bit more and got to see more bit still a great see!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank abarata8985
Reviewed January 14, 2019

Not only is the Nikka Yuko garden a wonderful restful place to visit in the summer thru fall, but during Christmas the light show is spectacular. For a nominal fee people can walk thru the gardens during the evening hours and see over Mount Fuji...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sheila2646
Reviewed January 1, 2019

Try to go when there is snow adorning the trees during the Winter Lights festival in December through February. Snow really enhances the whole experience. The walk is easy. Be sure to dress warm, i.e. wear layers for cold weather!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JJawandering
Reviewed December 30, 2018

We attended the Winter Lights Festival on December 15. Great job to those who put up all the lights! The weather was perfect that night and the lights were amazing. Standing on the deck of the pavilion, the ground below looked like rippling water. Mt....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Naomi P
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Irene A
March 24, 2018|
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Response from 912raymondb | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know if any specific tours that would include Nikka Yuko.
Brandy H
May 21, 2017|
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Response from Reno C |
The information above is a bit outdated. Currently as of May of 2017 the rates are: Admission Rates Adults - $9.00 Seniors (60+) - $6.00 Youth (6 to 17 years) - $4.00 Children (5 and under) - Free The open hours are from... More