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Japanese Garden

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Address: Dinner Bay, British Columbia, Canada

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Gorgeous tribute to Japanese contribution to Mayne's history

Delightful textures of a wide variety of ornate Japanese species. Artful, thoughtful, mature, beautiful garden worth at least a 20 minute visit. Spectacular photo opportunities... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2016
Marni P
Fort St. John, Canada

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Fort St. John, Canada
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5 reviews
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Reviewed August 4, 2016

Delightful textures of a wide variety of ornate Japanese species. Artful, thoughtful, mature, beautiful garden worth at least a 20 minute visit. Spectacular photo opportunities and tranquil spaces for reflection and enjoyment. Donations are welcomed to a tremendous team of steady volunteers who tend to these gardens with love and perfection. Next door to a huge under-used beach-side Dinner Park... More 

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Mayne Island, Canada
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Any time of year is ideal for visiting the Gardens. Whether it is to see the Spring Blossoms as they appear, the bounty of floral beauty during the Summer, the colors as Fall descends, or the spectacular lighting on the bushes and trees lining the pathways through the Christmas Season. A place not to be missed whether you are an... More 

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Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Went to a quilt show there. Many different flowers; shrubs; trees growing throughout. Well maintained and worth the walkthrough. Lots of memorial plaques.

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Abbotsford, Canada
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76 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed June 17, 2016

The gardens are tended to by a team of volunteers but you would think it was looked after by a professional company. The array of flowers and colours was amazing!. I would recommend you take the time to visit these gardens.

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White Rock, Canada
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274 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful garden but not a very time consuming or engaging activity. The park that it's in however has lots to do, there's a putting green with putters and balls to borrow, frolf (Frisbee golf) course with disks to borrow, and a nice easy access path down to the beach.

Thank JD778
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377 reviews
209 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed June 13, 2016

The Japanese gardens are a enjoyable place to walk through and enjoy. It appears a lot of people have put love and care into putting the garden together. Have a seat in one of the benches and listen to your surrounding

Thank Brian V
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful serene area. Could have stayed there all day. Went back twice. Loved it. Coming from Vancouver it's so nice to see the respect everyone has in the island.

Thank Nancy W
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45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 1, 2016

seeking a retreat and quiet time, come and stay awhile... this is a pleasant location for contemplation or admiring the gardens commemoration the Japanese history of Mayne Island.

Thank KimberleyJlD
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

A garden created and kept wonderful by local volunteers. Seasonal variation in plants. Great Christmas light displays. Supported by donations from the community.

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Victoria, Canada
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed May 24, 2016

We toured this beautiful Japanese garden and were enchanted and yet sad after reading the history. Thankfully the gardens were well maintained and kept up. You walk thorugh a really nice well kept community park which we appreciated.

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