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Sunken Gardens

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Address: 27th & Capitol Pkwy, Lincoln, NE 68502
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+1 402-441-7847
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6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Sunken Gardens

Love ❤️ to go there in the spring , summer & fall. Such a beautiful display of flowers 🌺 and green plants it lookes like fireworks on the ground. A great place to see when in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Paulette H
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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love ❤️ to go there in the spring , summer & fall. Such a beautiful display of flowers 🌺 and green plants it lookes like fireworks on the ground. A great place to see when in Lincoln Nebraska. There is a beautiful Rose Garden just across the street you won't want to miss. Both are located near the Lincoln Zoo... More 

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Grand Island, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sunken Gardens is one of those places that are just beautiful all year long. Whether just strolling through, or taking pictures for a special event, this is one place worth taking a look at in Lincoln.

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Thank Manda M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love the Sunken Gardens in summer and fall because the plants are at their finest. Nothing to look at in winter or early spring though.

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Thank Mary Z
Lincoln, Nebraska
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This garden is a true treasure that should be viewed several times throughout the year. Each year the plantings vary and are spectacular by the middle of the season.

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Thank Jmac2424
Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Sunken Gardens offers visitors the opportunity of a gorgeous stroll through this heart-of-Lincoln's gem. Set in a historical neighborhood, over 10,000 flowering plants welcome the eyes and heart. Pools, fountains, interpretive information, and even bathrooms, make this Lincoln Parks and Recreation Dept. star a must-see on your next trip to SE Nebraska! And its free!

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Thank jules45667
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great quick stop in Lincoln. Handicap accessible on the lower level. There are two large coy fish ponds that are a huge hit!

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to see what plants will look like when planted; go here and sabre time and money. Go in later summer so you get a feel for full foliage.

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Thank Mike S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a corner pocket garden that is a wonderful place to walk and take in the myriad of flowers and plants. There is a koi pond as well as a gorgeous wrought iron overhead gazebo which is a great place to have a small wedding take place. There are sculptures scattered throughout and plenty of benches and seating areas... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of our stops on our cross country road trip. Simply beautiful! We loved every bit of the view. Really wish we lived close to visit more often. Great memories :)

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Thank Galie J
Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to de-stress! Looking for pretty background for pictures? Sunken Gardens. A place to spend outdoor time with friends? Sunken Gardens. An easy to get to diversion for older visitors? Sunken Gardens. Inspiration for that little patch in your garden or patio? Sunken Gardens. Just go!

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