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Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden Admission
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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
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Mayor Magrath Drive S | Next to Henderson Lake, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 3Z6, Canada
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Peaceful place to meditate. Beautiful scenery. They have weekly event during the summer that can be found on their website.

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NYJG, Public Relations Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Thank you for visiting and for providing your feedback.

Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

We have been to the Japanese Gardens many times ovet the years at least once a season. But this time we were guests at a wedding. The day was spectacular, lovely and warm, the colors ever changing. Henderson Lake a jewel of a backdrop. The...More

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NYJG, Public Relations Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Hello Celeste, thank you for sharing your experience and for supporting Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden.

Reviewed September 17, 2018

We chose an after hours event at the gardens and were not disappointed. Toro Nagushi is an annual event where you can light a lantern for friends or family who have passed and release it in the calming waters of the Nikka Yuko Gardens. The...More

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NYJG, Public Relations Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Thank you for visiting and for supporting the Garden with a 5 star review!

Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

I visited on a week day afternoon and found the place quiet and peaceful. I sat on a bench and did some reading after a guided tour which lasted less than 30mins. Our guide infused good humour in the narrative, which I liked. I'd say...More

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NYJG, Public Relations Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Thank you for visiting Nikka Yuko and for sharing your experience.

Reviewed August 31, 2018

The Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden is filled with history. The staff there were super friendly and knowledgeable. It is very pretty and has many beautiful landscapes. When we went there was entertainment being presented in the garden. The entertainment we saw was drumming. It was...More

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NYJG, Public Relations Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Hello Jonah A, we are so happy that you were able to enjoy a taiko drumming performance on your visit to the Garden. Thank you for supporting Nikka Yuko and for the 5 star review!

Reviewed August 28, 2018

Nice gardens, but not used to paying just for a self guided walk through gardens. Perhaps would be more vibrant later in the summerMore

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NYJG, Public Relations Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Hello S1115UGlindab, you will see the most vibrant colours in really spring, specifically when the apple tree and peonies are in bloom. However, our Garden does not have a lot of showy flowers. Emphasis is placed on creating a tranquil and peaceful setting by limiting...More

Reviewed August 28, 2018

It was surprising to me who quiet and peaceful these gardens are. You end up being insulated from the outside noise of the adjoining pool, park, and roadway as a result of the lovely treed landscape. Great place to take a book, write a journal,...More

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NYJG, Public Relations Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Hello cherylmeheden, you can always find your focus at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden! It is a excellent place to reconnect and ground yourself after periods of hustle and bustle. Thank you for supporting Nikka Yuko and for the 5 star review!

Reviewed August 28, 2018

When in Lethbridge, be sure to check out this tiny rural paradise. You can feel the serenity as you walk into this special garden. The tress have been carefully pruned to show the beauty of the Japanese trees. You can pack a lunch and easily...More

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NYJG, Public Relations Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Hello Marilyng673, thank you for visiting our tiny rural paradise. Thank you for supporting Nikka Yuko and for the 5 star review!

Reviewed August 26, 2018

The major season for visiting is Summer; but there’s now so much to see in all Seasons, when the weather of sw Alberta cooperates. We are so fortunate to have Nikka Yuko in our city. While you may find numerous Japanese gardens in Canada, there...More

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NYJG, Public Relations Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

As always, thank you for your support G Wayne D!

Reviewed August 26, 2018

It's a nice place to visit for a quite relaxing time. But it is quite small so doesn't take long to go around. But it's cheep

Thank Ben D
NYJG, Public Relations Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Hello Ben, Thank you for your review and support. The Garden relatively small, it is only 4 acres. If guests are look for more of an adventure we recommend adding a walk around Henderson Lake, which is also spectacular.

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Irene A
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Response from Raymond B | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know if any specific tours that would include Nikka Yuko.
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May 21, 2017|
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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
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