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Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden

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Address: Mayor Magrath Drive S | Next to Henderson Lake, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 3Z6, Canada
Phone Number: +1 403-328-3511
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The Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden is a Municipal Historic Resource providing...

The Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden is a Municipal Historic Resource providing guests with a unique cultural experience in a beautiful authentic Japanese garden.

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A gem in Southern Alberta

While I have lived here for nine years and I have never visited the Japanese gardens since now. Upon passing through the gates of the garden I felt a sense of peacefulness. While... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
werearetheoneandonly
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Lethbridge, Canada
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Lethbridge, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

While I have lived here for nine years and I have never visited the Japanese gardens since now. Upon passing through the gates of the garden I felt a sense of peacefulness. While the gardens are in the middle of the city there is no sense of the traffic surrounding it.

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Thank werearetheoneandonly
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Garden is a beautiful place to refresh your mind and soul. The ever changing display put on by the flora each season is worth experiencing many times a year.

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Thank Ledean S
Lethbridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

WE had a wonderful time walking around the gardens taking in all of the pruned and shaped trees and bushes in Japanese style. So peaceful and clean. No garbage anywhere.

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Edmonton , Alberta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited the garden last week . It was very beautiful and tranquil but had a bit of a do not touch atmosphere . You mustn't walk on the grass at all . The pavilion was interesting however the staff didn't really volunteer information- you almost had to pry it out of them . I'm glad I saw it but I... More 

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My best friend my sister and I strolled the rose garden first. In memory of our dear mother.it was well worth it. The garden was consoling. Restful. Beautiful.

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Lethbridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Absolutely beautiful surroundings. Highly recommend for any tourists visiting Lethbridge, Alberta. Their gardens are well manicured and professionally cared for. The Japanese have shown true talent in making one's visit to these gardens truly memorable.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed walking through the garden following the pamphlet guiding us along the way. Ringing the bell was a highlight. I don't think it is best for young rambunctious children as it is groomed meticulously. It is stunning although a bit smaller than I was expecting.

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Thank hopeforsun
Camrose, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Open 9-6. It cost us $6 per person ( senior rate). 2 staff members who were dressed in authentic Japanese costumes greeted us & gave us a brochure on the self guided tour. The gardens are about 7 acres & have walking paths throughout. We removed & carried our shoes when we entered the pavilion. It is made of cypress... More 

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Thank Liz730053
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a beautiful Japanese garden! Clean and full of interesting building & garden design. Free guided tour too! Found out that those building were built in Japanese and shipped back to Canada. Very relaxing!

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Thank susannaman
Drumheller, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went to see the gardens on a beautiful sunny day and we spent 5 hours there. The staff were very helpful and approachable, the gardens were beautiful. On our visit we attended a Japanese tea ceremony, Origami Lessons, a guided tour of the gardens and a Yakuda dressing in which you get trey on traditional Japanese... More 

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