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Jardin del Corazon

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Peaceful and well-maintained Japanese garden

Very peaceful and well-maintained Japanese garden. Worth a visit if you're into this sort of thing (I spent 10-15 minutes there, it's not very big). Skip it if you're not.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Tom R
Muscat, Oman

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Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very peaceful and well-maintained Japanese garden. Worth a visit if you're into this sort of thing (I spent 10-15 minutes there, it's not very big). Skip it if you're not.

Thank Tom R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice little garden with paths, small waterfall, birds, turtles and fish. Nothing amazing but fair entrance fee. Nice to take a picnic on a sunny day.

Thank pintofwine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

Peaceful place for walking and observing animals guarded in this park. Fishes, swans, ducks and a few more live peacefully within the park and its small lake. Japanese culture is present on every light, bridge, sign and bonsais in the garden center. Perfect for a couple of hours of shooting photos and escaping away from cars and people.

Thank Pedro M
Royal Oak, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

This is a nicely maintained Japanese style garden just a few blocks from Plaza de Armas. It's peaceful, tranquil, and nicely kept. If you are into this kind of thing, it's worth your time. Personally, I would not make it a priority on a visit. We liked it, but it was not a very important part of our visit to... More 

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Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice place to get away from the city and relax for a couple hours and have a lunch. The park is a typical Japanese park with a nice red bridge. The trees and plants are native to Japan. The park is very well maintained. There are some koi fish in the pond and some ducks, swans and... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

the prettiest garden I've seen! it was off season so not crowded at all, beautiful trees and plants, pretty swans and ducks and koi !!! the green and red made a gorgeous scenery. With an entry fee of a 1000 CLP it is a must see.

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Svendborg, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

I've seen nicer Japanese gardens, but this one is very nice too. I feel it is just too large to keep in top condition and has areas that lack balance and beauty. I would think about reducing it to half the size and invest in making it a more rounded experience. In any case, families and visitors will still enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

This can be a quick, cheap visit a couple hours before leaving! Definitely beautiful. It can also be a great picnic spot since there aren't really restrictions on bringing in food!

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Santiago, Chile
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

A very nice experience. I'm no connoisseur of gardens, let alone of the Japanese variety so purists might not feel the same way, but it was a very relaxing experience. The CL$ 1,000 entrance fee keeps it well-maintained. Not sure it's worth a repeat visit, but I'm glad I went after visiting La Serena many times.

Thank zpaul303
Taltal, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

I really enjoyed the Japanese gardens. I took a book & packed a picnic and spent the afternoon in the sun surrounded by beautiful greenery, ducks, & turtles. Certainly worth the 1000 pesos entry fee for me.

Thank courtneynuske09

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