Jardin Japones
Jardin Japones
4.5
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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A tranquil Zen garden complete with fish ponds and an arched bridge even offers a traditional tea house.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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Neighborhood: Palermo
Best known as the largest neighborhood in Buenos Aires, Palermo is divided into different quarters, each with its own unique identity. The high-end quarter is Palermo Chico, characterized by magnificent mansions, regal avenues, and exclusive apartment buildings, and home to the Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), a favorite amongst locals. The largest park in the city, the Bosques de Palermo, is Palermo's most famous landmark and a popular destination for nature walks, picnics, rollerblading, and cycling. The scene becomes much trendier in Palermo Soho, a hip area known for its cool cafés and unique design stores, filled with shoppers on weekends; and Palermo Hollywood, renowned for the numerous restaurants, bars and nightclubs, which make it the preferred spot for nights out and special occasions.
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  • DuncanTCH
    East Greenbush, New York1,275 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderfully peaceful and beautiful garden...and worth the admission!!
    The Jardin Japones was originally a gift from the Japanese citizens of BA to the city...and it's a gift that keeps on giving! The gardens are beautifully maintained, peaceful in surroundings and visually interesting no matter where you look. While there is an admission fee, it's nominal and clearly worth the price. Plants are clearly identified with name plaques and the small touches throughout the property make it so special (like the stone work and water features). Definitely spend a couple of hours here as it's clearly worth the visit.
    Visited February 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written July 6, 2023
  • AfterActionReport.info
    Wichita Falls, Texas152 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    It contains everything you would expect of a Japanese Garden
    I'm generally "not a fan" of gardens, but since the Jardín Japonés is the fifth best thing to do in Buenos Aires, I thought that at $1.25 USD pp, it was worth a shot. It contains everything you would expect of a Japanese Garden: koi, bonsai, the stone lantern, the cherry blossom, the torii, the arched bridge, the etc. Add in the fact that the guy who punched my entrance ticket was Japanese and the place was overwhelmed with people, you'd think you were in Tokyo. Then again maybe I should not have visited on a Saturday afternoon.
    Visited July 2023
    Written August 2, 2023
  • KestasKS
    Vilnius, Lithuania2,931 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A nice guarded, curiosity of Buenos Aires
    A nice and quite large, relatively speaking, Japanese garden. It is probably among nice such gardens outside Japan. Some 30 min are enough to walk around. Bright red color was maybe too bright. It is probably a traditional color, but was “shouting” too much.
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written September 3, 2023
  • mantravel14
    Atlanta, Georgia280 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice and Small Japanese Gardens in Buenos Aires
    It's a small Japanese Garden with typical Japanese Garden layout, trees, and flowers, with a pool and a bridge for photo-ops. Small garden, but charming and relaxing. Entry ticket is inexpensive, and the garden can be completed in 30 mins to 2 hrs - depending on pace. There are small stalls in the garden for trinkets etc. There's a Japanese restaurant in the garden, and the wait was long so we skipped it. Looked like a popular restaurant. As a tourist with more time in Buenos Aires then maybe cover it. Would not make a special trip here if time was a constraint.
    Visited August 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written September 4, 2023
  • Thomas1900
    Ohio411 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A Relaxing Stroll
    We have been to many of the top Buenos Aires attractions as per Trip Advisor. We entered on a weekday as they had just opened at 10am. There was a slight line as the fee was 690p. With the blue rate currently at 900p:$US1, it cost 77 cents per person. Best pocket change I ever spent. Even though the park is not extensive, it is well maintained & relaxing. One should plan probably less than hour, unless you eat or sit on a bench to relax in the shade! Fish, birds, plants, ponds & Mother Nature!!!
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written November 14, 2023
  • Nadia M
    Arad, Bahrain508 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Tranquil, Peaceful Garden
    A tranquil, beautiful, small garden filled with many species of trees and plants from Japan and the rest of the world, identified with their name tags. The garden celebrates Japanese style and culture with many bridges and water ponds . You can enjoy the walking paths or relax on one of the benches around the pounds. There is a Japanese restaurant and a flower shop. It was a rainy day and there were few people but we enjoyed our walk and buy some seeds from the shop.
    Visited February 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written November 19, 2023
  • AH H
    Palma de Mallorca, Spain37 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful garden in city center
    For a city garden, it’s beautiful although was quite crowded. However, for the small fee that they ask it’s more than worth walking through. The plants and trees are so well kept. I had the impression that the restaurant is the highlight.
    Visited December 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written December 12, 2023
  • FPAdventurer
    Miami, Florida369 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful Japanese Garden
    This is an amazing Japanese garden that is a must see attraction. The area is very nicely curated with authentic Japanese architecture and designs. I did not try the Japanese restaurant but they had a bonsai exhibit and origami classes when we were there.
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written December 12, 2023
  • GlobetrottingSwede
    Paris, France3,277 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Something different
    A good alternative if you want to see something which is not Argentinian. This is a true Japanese garden, created for the visit of the Japanese emperor in 1967. On the positive side, it is a traditional garden, including pond, fish, vegetation and architecture. On the downside, it is not very large and quickly gets crowded.
    Visited February 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written February 23, 2024
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1962globetrotter
Lutterworth, UK313 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Couples
May have been worth it on a quiet day as there was the impression it was designed with zen in mind and could have been enjoyable. But we went on a day when for some reason it was free for locals and no limits had been placed on visitor numbers. As a result it was absolutely rammed, which totally spoilt ant thoughts of an idyllic stroll. Could hardly move, hot and sweaty, a waste of the entry fee. Instead recommend the rose garden or other nearby park areas which are free, more spacious and more enjoyable. So do check before you go
Written January 24, 2020
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Fernie
Buenos Aires, Argentina8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 • Friends
It's an Instagram selfie heart maker! Great to see a different part of the city. You fell momentarily transported to Japan as you walk the gardens. They have a great sushi and seafood restaurant in the premises with very modest pricing.
If you visit while on a festival for shintoism or japanese holiday expect an amazing show of music and ceremonies. It's very safe, peacefulness ambiance while on the heart of palermo. A must stop in BA
Written September 29, 2020
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rgs1997
Durham, UK26 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Couples
Way too busy. Disappointed as we payed a small entry fee which I expected meant they controlled the number of people with access at any one time. However the whole place was mobbed making it impossible to enjoy the sights. The peace and tranquility of a Japanese Garden was nowhere to be found
Written February 2, 2020
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CHD6265
Odiham, UK402 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Couples
Force expecting more from his top rated attraction. Thought that paying to enter what is essentially a glorified park was unnecessary. Didn’t think that the plants necessarily reflect reflected my idea of a Japanese garden although I’m no expert. Water feature was nice although difficult to get a shot due to people standing on the inner path directly in camera shot (need a security guard to move people on!,)
Written February 13, 2020
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Ljm49
Hamilton, Canada48 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Couples
After walking through the Botanical Gardens and the Rose Gardens, we walked over to the Japanese Gardens. The entrance was not easily marked so we walked right by it to start. The first two gardens were free but there was a very small fee to pay to enter here. Once inside it is not a very large area but is exquisitely designed and maintained. It was very peaceful and relaxing walking along the lovely paths. Is a great place to take some beautiful photos.
Written March 17, 2020
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Jillybean58
Melbourne, Australia68 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
Visted in March 2020 on a sunny day so it was lovely being in this garden with its shady trees and tranquil atmosphere. The large goldfish in the ponds are amazingly friendly - they practically pose for a photo! Also had lunch in the restaurant which was average but we still enjoyed it. They also have a small display of Japanese items upstairs from the restaurant.
Written May 24, 2020
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Marcelo Pereira
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021
Gardens and experiece overall grat with plenty of areas to rest and seat. Even on busy days. The restaurant reservations due to covid restrictions is kind of har to get a reservation so do it well in advance to your visit. Everybody that works there is very helpfull. Also they have free wheelcahirs for people wth limited mobility. Call in advanced to reserve them.
Written July 5, 2021
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Thomas1900
Ohio411 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
We have been to many of the top Buenos Aires attractions as per Trip Advisor. We entered on a weekday as they had just opened at 10am. There was a slight line as the fee was 690p. With the blue rate currently at 900p:$US1, it cost 77 cents per person. Best pocket change I ever spent. Even though the park is not extensive, it is well maintained & relaxing. One should plan probably less than hour, unless you eat or sit on a bench to relax in the shade! Fish, birds, plants, ponds & Mother Nature!!!
Written November 14, 2023
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KMS
Slough, UK213 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022 • Couples
As soon as you get inside you find yourself immerse in Japanese culture. Not only the garden itself, but the statues around, the music, the paintings inside the buildings its waters full of koi fish. If you have some extra time is highly recommended to go and relax in such a busy city.
Written March 20, 2022
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Trevor N
Jersey, UK569 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
Ironically we are going to Japan later in the year but had a morning free and didn’t want to go shopping for goods we don’t need.

We walked to the gardens through several parks from the Recoleta district of BA which was a good start to the day. The gardens are smaller than we expected, but the various paths around the central lake and the island in the lake means there are multiple viewpoints and we even found a a bench to sit on in the shade and rest as the temperature had risen.

Our entrance ticket for 2 was Arg$1,380. We paid by card and this converted to just under GB£6, good value for 2 people.
Written March 7, 2023
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