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Sunken Gardens

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Address: 27th & Capitol Pkwy, Lincoln, NE 68502
Phone Number: 402.441.7847
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Gorgeous but busy

Such a pretty little spot in Lincoln! Great for being outdoors and getting in some People-watching. However, on a nice day, it can be crowded with all the people around there with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
hayybales
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Scottsbluff, Nebraska
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Scottsbluff, Nebraska
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a pretty little spot in Lincoln! Great for being outdoors and getting in some People-watching. However, on a nice day, it can be crowded with all the people around there with the same intentions. It's just a fact of life when you out gorgeous gardens in the middle of a city, but that was one drawback for me.

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Coral Springs, Florida
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful little botanical garden in the heart of the city and open free to all. The peace & lushness of the plants and fish must be experienced.

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Thank babs W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in the tourist center and found out about the gardens on Lincoln. The gardens are lovely but the street noise is a little distracting. A nice gaeden though.

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Oregon Coast, Oregon
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

lots of annuals in a well designed peaceful setting in the middle of Lincoln, thank you to those that supported the reconstruction

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Thank plandoc
Saint Louis, Missouri
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Driving through Lincoln with a stop at the Sunken Gardens was as so delightful. Parking lot right at the entrance off 27Th street, level paver pathway around garden not a lot of steps beautiful beautiful just so relaxing to stroll beautiful sculptures incased and surrounded by beds of flowers 2 lily ponds with fish small. But we'll worth the stop

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Thank karendory1
Lincoln NE
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This wonderful little garden takes about 10 minutes to walk through but, in the late spring through early fall, you'll want to stay longer enjoying the dramatic garden flowers and fountains. Don't miss the little hidden paths winding through shade gardens up on the topmost garden to the west of the main garden -- those are fun for kids. Handicapped... More 

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sunken Gardens are beautiful and a place to relax. A great spot to take family pictures. So full of color.

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Thank Debbie P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful gardens.. Relaxing place for a leisurely stroll, meditation and reflection. A Lincoln, Nebraska treasure!

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Thank Sue M
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful flowers, special surrounding to take your pics to the next level. Great setting for family pics!

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Thank GBRINK
Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sunken garden is gorgeous. There is a brick pond with koi fish, and the walk around is so beautiful Do not forget the rose garden and fountain across the street..beautiful

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