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FoodLoverYumYummm wrote a review Oct 2020
Duncan, Canada105 contributions25 helpful votes
Wow, the Japanese Garden is an absolute gem on Mayne Island. It is such a beautiful garden, and an opportunity to reflect on a very dark chapter in Canadian history. Thank you to the volunteers who keep it in such great condition.
Date of experience: October 2020
Pihlajtr wrote a review Mar 2020
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada228 contributions76 helpful votes
The time of year was a little chilly and spring flowers just coming out. Garden was small, but beautiful and peaceful.
Date of experience: March 2020
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Moira M wrote a review Dec 2019
Surrey, Canada48 contributions18 helpful votes
The Japanese Garden is a tribute to the Japanese residents of Mayne Island who were forcibly removed and interned during the second world war. It is a lovely, tranquil space designed to honor the people and reflect on this very disturbing period in our history. I was very glad we visited it while we were on Mayne and have remained grateful to the current residents who created the garden and who volunteer their time to maintain it. The garden is a beautiful place for strolling, sitting, thinking and appreciating the interplay of the trees, plants and water.…
Date of experience: November 2019
CanadianJane wrote a review May 2019
Coquitlam, Canada240 contributions108 helpful votes
Such a lovely place to relax and take some pictures. Very peaceful. I was lucky enough to be there when the rhododendrons were out in bloom. Wonderful colours!
Date of experience: May 2019
Jack O wrote a review Apr 2019
15 contributions7 helpful votes
The garden is a must visit. Talk about an oasis of peace and tranquillity. Beautifully landscaped, and blessing to visit
Date of experience: April 2019