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Sunken Gardens

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27th & Capitol Pkwy, Lincoln, NE 68502
+1 402-441-7847
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So beautiful

It is relaxing to walk around it. It has benches to sit on. Just beautiful. Under the beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
judyrey
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Lincoln, Nebraska
ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL!

Whether you are in to photography a little bit or a lot, this is must see spot. It's a relaxing... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
A2395FSmikew
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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  • Average3%
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27th & Capitol Pkwy, Lincoln, NE 68502
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It is relaxing to walk around it. It has benches to sit on. Just beautiful. Under the beautiful dome is the history of the gardens. At one point it was a landfill. so make sure you read that.

Thank judyrey
Reviewed 6 days ago

Whether you are in to photography a little bit or a lot, this is must see spot. It's a relaxing walk amongst all of the beauty!

Thank A2395FSmikew
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nestled in the midst of Lincoln, the Sunken Gardens was one of the true surprises on our recent trip to the city. The park had ample parking, easy to navigate walkways, and a plethora of vistas to delight the senses. I was really struck by...More

Thank Kate_the_Professor
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most scenic locations around in Lincoln. If you are a gardener / nature lover, it is a must visit. We have been exploring photography of late, and this garden is a great place to start without having to travel too far.

Thank Shilpa S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brought our girls from Kansas and took some lovely photos. I cannot wait to process them. Loved that we could go to the gardens and then to the zoo.

Thank sweetpea723
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw this garden from the road on our way to the zoo so we walked over there afterwards - great place for family pictures or just to stop and look at the flowers. Saw some fish in some of the ponds. Very nice -...More

Thank Loeweb821
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sunny warm evening at the gardens and foliage in full bloom and fragrant. Lots of variety and contrast thru out our walk

Thank 149laurier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Your whole family will love these gardens. Kids love the goldlfish ponds, and there are a testament to Great Depression era work ethic.

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sunken Gardens in Lincoln has always been a lovely oasis amidst city traffic with its flowers and fish ponds, but the most special place for me is one that is too easily missed by many. There is a lovely gazebo, itself not hard to...More

1  Thank Michaela A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently toured the Sunken Gardens in Lincoln and marveled at the artistic design of the gardens once again. We have visited the gardens before and each year they seem to out do themselves. It takes dozens of helpers to plant the show stopper display....More

Thank M1951PVsandrag
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Mangay R
April 7, 2017|
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So, sorry for the delayed response, hopefully your trip hasn't come and gone already. If not let me know and I will share some of my thoughts on additional places to go.
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Lorraine G
March 6, 2017|
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Response from jules45667 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! No charge, its free and wide open to the public. That said, however, its Nebraska and plants still are dormant or not planted. Taking a nice stroll down the walks can give you, however, a feel for the architecture of... More
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Michael E
September 8, 2016|
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Response from AnonymousLiving | Reviewed this property |
Yes and its even more beautiful to look at at night especially with your significant other..
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