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Very nice! Dry ponds in October

Fun place to visit, not as good as some other Japanese gardens and the ponds were dry (for... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Los Angeles, California
Hidden Gem!

This spot is hard to find, but quite beautiful. Some work is currently being done, but your... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Phoenix, Arizona
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This well-maintained park covers six acres of manicured landscape, waterfalls, bridges and bonzai plants.
Senter Rd, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 408-794-7275
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Fun place to visit, not as good as some other Japanese gardens and the ponds were dry (for maintenance, I assume).

Thank what1
Reviewed 1 week ago

This spot is hard to find, but quite beautiful. Some work is currently being done, but your imagination fills in the blanks. This is free, but parking is not.

Thank Lorichloe
Reviewed August 5, 2018

My sister and I visited here and really enjoyed it. Not very big but calming and peaceful. Parking costs but not horribly expensive

1  Thank Connie12
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

I had some time to kill before flight so I decided to check this place out. I wish there was a sign that notified you that the garden is still under renovation. I paid $6 for parking to look at a dried up reservoir. The...More

2  Thank TLC404
Reviewed July 24, 2018

There was not any water in most of the park. It would have been a really lovely park had they had water in the ponds. It is a super cool concept. Be wary as there isn’t free parking. You have to pay a parking fee...More

3  Thank pasandy
Reviewed July 20, 2018

The gardens are undergoing repairs following a flood, so many of the ponds are either drained or have low water levels and, consequently, are algae-filled. One pond still has some giant koi, but it's not enough to warrant a visit.

Thank Traveller2010NYC
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Beautifully maintained Japanese garden. The flowers are spectacular in early spring. It provides a calm & peaceful feel for anyone seeking to take a break from the hectic city life. It's better enjoyed if there is a chance to sit & enjoy the views. Many...More

Thank fl0werfun
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We have had aseason membership for the last three years so that we can take our grand daughter regularly. She enjoys the puppet shows, the animals, the play structures.

Thank Walt J
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Although parts are drained there is still a section where there is Koi and geese. The park is beautiful but there is still a lot of reconstruction going on. It’s nice to walk around and take in the scenery. There is a small fee for...More

Thank MommaAmp
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Scenic place to walk around and it does have really good walk. It is little crowded with the photographers & crew otherwise good place to hangout.

Thank SowjanyaP18
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June 19, 2017|
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Response from Tres W | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is still closed.
September 17, 2016|
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Response from WIWIandBRAD | Reviewed this property |
confirmed. they close at night
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June 8, 2016|
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Response from Chiloo-Chilee | Reviewed this property |
Google map will provide you accurate answer ;-)